Philip Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colts QB Philip Rivers on his nine children: 'All awesome in their own unique way'

    USA Today "Boy meets girl. The boy, a year ahead of the girl and the son of a football coach, follows his dad to a different high school nearby. He blossoms into a star, heads off to college. The girl follows a year later, lives with the boy’s parents in his college town. They..." September 12

  • Colts offensive coordinator confident Philip Rivers has something left

    Pro Football Talk "Philip Rivers turns 39 in December. He turned the ball over 23 times last season, third-most in the NFL, in his final season with the Chargers. Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni expects, though, to get the best of Rivers. “I expect him to be the..." September 08

  • Jonathan Taylor reminds Philip Rivers of this former Pro Bowl teammate

    Clutch Points "Longtime San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is now officially a member of the Indianapolis Colts. With Rivers still getting acclimated to playing for another team for the first time in his NFL playing career, while notably attempting to do so..." September 02

  • Philip Rivers On Building Rapport With Receivers, Balancing 'Aggressive Or Stupid' In Passing Game

    Colts "Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers today spoke to local reporters via video conference. What's the latest on his efforts to get on the same page as his receivers, how he approaches being both aggressive and smart down the field, his thoughts on rookie wideout Michael Pittman Jr...." August 20

  • Colts' Philip Rivers, T.Y. Hilton connection growing quickly

    USA Today "Sometimes it can take a while before a new quarterback and a top wide receiver get a rapport with each other. Don’t expect that to happen with Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton, though. Despite dealing with a hamstring injury to begin..." August 17

  • Colts GM Chris Ballard on New QB Philip Rivers: ‘I Don’t Know if I’ve Been Around Anybody that Loves Football More’

    Stampede Blue "Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard appeared as a guest on FS1 host Colin Cowherd’s ‘The Herd’ on Tuesday and had high praise for his new veteran quarterback Philip Rivers’ energy and passion for the game of..." August 05

  • Is Philip Rivers a Hall of Famer?

    Yahoo! Sports "If Philip Rivers wanted to be done with football, 2020 would have been the perfect backdrop for a graceful exit. In February, Rivers saw his largely successful, 16-year run with the Chargers come to a close. And for a man long synonymous with that organization, it was..." August 05

  • Philip Rivers explains why he never considered opting out of 2020 NFL season

    Clutch Points "Players throughout the league continue to weigh their options with the risks involved in playing the 2020 NFL season amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers, the decision was made once he decided to keep his career..." August 05

  • Philip Rivers buying into things he hasn’t experienced before

    Indy Star "Even 38-year-old, 16-year NFL veterans with eight Pro Bowls on their resumes can find small ways to improve. That was the Indianapolis Colts’ message to their new quarterback, and much to the delight of the franchise, Philip Rivers agreed. Not long after signing Rivers..." July 30

  • Philip Rivers, Colts Hope Stay In Indy Is Multiple Years

    Colts " In May, Philip Rivers took a significant step forward in achieving one of his lifelong dreams when he was named the head football coach-in-waiting at St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Ala. But if both Rivers and the Indianapolis Colts have their way, that..." June 24

  • Colts QB Philip Rivers Proud of NFL Start Streak

    SI "Philip Rivers has always prided himself in being there for his NFL teammates. His reputation for 16 NFL seasons as a team-first guy who always fights begins with always showing up on game day. As he prepares this offseason for his first year with the Indianapolis Colts after..." June 23

  • Philip Rivers learning offensive system, teammates

    Fox 59 "At long last, Philip Rivers and his family can call themselves Hoosiers. The Indianapolis Colts’ new quarterback moved to Indiana with his wife and nine children last week and are already enjoying what the state has to offer. “It’s been great,” said..." June 11

  • Why Nyheim Hines, former Philip Rivers Award winner, is a perfect fit alongside the new Colts QB

    CBS Sports "The Indianapolis Colts made some dramatic changes to their offense this offseason. Not only did the Colts bring in Philip Rivers to take over as their new starting quarterback, they also drafted a new wide receiver (Michael Pittman) and a new running back (Jonathan Taylor)..." June 11

  • Colts say Philip Rivers has “taken control” of meetings

    ESPN " Indianapolis Colts starting quarterback Philip Rivers has yet to step foot inside his new team’s facility, shake the hands of his teammates or give coach Frank Reich a hug after being reunited with him. Rivers also hasn't had any on-field work with his..." May 28

  • Ryan Kelly reveals how offense is adapting to Philip Rivers at QB

    Clutch Points "The bond between center and quarterback is something that takes ample time to manifest when it comes to developing a feel of their cadence. Unfortunately, the restrictions placed in response to the coronavirus pandemic have prevented Indianapolis Colts center Ryan Kelly from getting..." May 20

  • Colts hopeful Philip Rivers will remain with team for multiple seasons

    Larry Brown Sports "Philip Rivers signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts this offseason, but the organization is definitely hoping he’ll stay for longer than that. Coach Frank Reich voiced his hope and belief that Rivers wants to keep playing beyond 2020 and would like it to be with the..." May 18

  • Nick Sirianni: Offensive line sold Philip Rivers on Colts

    NFL.com "Philip Rivers doesn't have a ton of time left in his NFL career, so when it came time to choose his next destination, he selected one that would protect him better than most. After several years spent playing behind a porous offensive line in Los Angeles, Rivers saw the big..." May 11

  • Phillip Rivers, Tom Brady will start '20 season making history

    NFL.com "New blood is flowing through the NFL quarterback ranks with excitement personified by young stars such as Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott. However, there is likewise an abundance of future Hall of Famers who..." May 10

  • Philip Rivers will coach Alabama HS pending retirement

    247 Sports "Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers, who signed a one-year deal with the team earlier this year, reportedly already has a gig lined up for him once he retires from professional football. Reports surfaced on Friday that Rivers will become the next head football coach at St...." May 08

  • Frank Reich: Philip Rivers will really benefit from our OL and running game

    Yahoo! Sports "When the Colts signed quarterback Philip Rivers in March, one of the talking points was that Rivers’ history with head coach Frank Reich and offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni would make for a smooth transition to Indianapolis. Those feelings haven’t changed..." May 04

  • Revisiting the Chargers-Giants Eli Manning-Philip Rivers Trade

    12 Up "Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning was THE can't-miss prospect in the 2004 NFL Draft. Unfortunately for the San Diego Chargers, Manning refused to play for them, citing what he felt was the less than stellar way that the organization treated current and former..." April 02

  • Colts took a long look at Tom Brady, decided Philip Rivers was a better fit

    Indy Star "Frank Reich, Chris Ballard and the rest of the Colts took a look at Tom Brady. Looked hard, and Reich liked what he saw. The Colts simply saw another member of the NFL’s top 10 passing list as a better fit, ultimately targeting and signing Chargers great Philip Rivers..." March 31

  • Jacoby Brissett obviously wasn’t happy the Colts signed Philip Rivers

    Clutch Points "You really have to feel for Jacoby Brissett. For two of the last three seasons, Brissett was the Indianapolis Colts’ starting quarterback. In 2017, Brissett stepped in for Andrew Luck, who was recovering from shoulder surgery. Then, this past year, Brissett was thrust into..." March 31

  • Colts QB Philip Rivers already knows ’80-to-85 percent’ of the offense

    Indiana Sports Coverage "The Indianapolis Colts underwent a significant change at the quarterback position in the offseason. They went out and signed Philip Rivers to a one-year deal. One of the well publicized advantages the Colts have when it comes to the Rivers acquisition is an established sense of..." March 31