Philip Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Phil Rivers Appears to Scold Steelers Defender Like One Of His Children

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Los Angeles Chargers in a home/road game on Sunday night, 24-17. The Chargers had a chance to tie the game, but Philip Rivers threw a back-breaking interception with 41-seconds left in the 4th quarter. As the play ended, Rivers grabbed Steelers' cornerback..." October 14

  • Phillip Rivers closing in on Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger on career passing yards list

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was drafted in the same first round of the 2004 NFL draft as Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger. But because Rivers sat on the bench behind Drew Brees for two years, his career numbers always lagged behind..." October 12

  • Philip Rivers set for 211th straight start with other 2004 first-round QBs out of action

    ESPN "Anthony Lynn isn't ready to hit the panic button over the Los Angeles Chargers' rash of injuries -- yet. Lynn suffered through an 0-4 start in his first season as the team's head coach in 2017, so some injuries and a disheartening road loss to the Detroit..." September 18

  • Philip Rivers “at peace” entering contract year

    Real GM Football "Philip Rivers is in the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, but he's not concerned. Rivers told the NFL Network that he's "at peace" with his contract situation. " September 13

  • Matthew Stafford impressed by “underappreciated” Philip Rivers

    Detroit Free Press "Not many NFL players know what it's like to make 130 consecutive starts. Matthew Stafford will find out Sunday when he hits that milestone in the Detroit Lions' home opener against the Los Angeles Chargers (1 p.m., CBS), and it's something Chargers quarterback Philip..." September 12

  • Philip Rivers explains why Tom Brady might not be the greatest quarterback of all time

    Mass Live "With each Super Bowl victory, Tom Brady has moved more and more people to the belief that the New England Patriots quarterback is the greatest ever at his position if not the greatest ever to play the sport. After six championships, the holdouts club’s membership is diminishing,..." August 20

  • 12 starting quarterbacks have seen no preseason action

    Pro Football Talk "NFL teams are increasingly seeing the risk of preseason injuries as outweighing the rewards of getting players ready for live action. And that’s particularly clear in the numbers of starting quarterbacks who are sitting out. Midway through the preseason, 12 starting quarterbacks..." August 20

  • Philip Rivers to address contract situation after the 2019 campaign

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers have no qualms about quarterback Philip rivers as their starter for the foreseeable future. It seems both sides are going to wait until after the 2019 NFL season to determine how long that will be. Rivers is slated to make $16 million in the final..." August 16

  • Melvin Gordon reacts to Philip Rivers’ comments

    The Big Lead "Melvin Gordon clearly didn’t expect what he got from Philip Rivers on Thursday. Rivers was asked about the San Diego Los Angeles Chargers running back’s holdout and wasn’t incredibly supportive. The running back wasn’t a big fan of that. Here’s what..." July 27

  • Philip Rivers reacts to Melvin Gordon's holdout with comments that probably won't help the running back

    CBS Sports "The Chargers held their second day of training camp on Friday, and for the second straight day, Melvin Gordon wasn't there.  As you may or may not have heard, the running back is holding out of camp in hopes of getting a new contract, and if he..." July 26

  • Philip Rivers doesn’t need preseason action to be ready for Chargers’ season

    Los Angeles Times "The Chargers attempted 512 passes last season. Philip Rivers was responsible for 99.2% of them. Geno Smith threw the other four. That came after a preseason during which Rivers had the fewest attempts of the four quarterbacks who were on the roster. This summer,..." June 13

  • Philip Rivers: 2018 Chargers could have gone 16-0, or 6-10

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers went 12-4 this past season, finishing tied with the Kansas City Chiefs for the best record in the AFC. However, quarterback Philip Rivers says that the Chargers’ road to regular-season success in 2018 was hardly easy, noting that things easily could have..." June 08

  • Tyrod Taylor learning from Philip Rivers

    Pro Football Talk "Tyrod Taylor has started 46 career games, all in the past four years. But Chargers starting quarterback Philip Rivers has the longest active streak of consecutive starts for a quarterback at 208, tying him for third in NFL history with Peyton Manning. So barring the unexpected, Taylor..." May 27

  • Chargers owner Dean Spanos says re-signing Philip Rivers ‘will happen’

    Orange County Register "Chargers owner Dean Spanos isn’t big on making win-loss record predictions for his team. “Every year is different,” Spanos told reporters Tuesday at the second annual Chargers Invitational Golf Tournament. Spanos also didn’t predict how Philip..." May 22

  • Philip Rivers in no rush for a new contract

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers says he doesn’t need a new contract. Rivers, who is heading into the final year of his current deal, said today that he appreciates it if the Chargers re-sign him but he’d be content with playing the 2019 season and then heading..." May 06

  • Chargers GM: No timetable on Philip Rivers' contract

    NFL.com "Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco made it clear in January that quarterback Philip Rivers, who enters the final year of his contract, was "not going anywhere." Telesco said previously that talks had not begun, and he didn't let on during a..." April 30

  • Chargers reportedly want to sign QB Philip Rivers to extension

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Chargers want to sign quarterback Philip Rivers to a contract extension, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN on Saturday. Rivers, 37, has one year left on his deal. He threw 32 touchdown passes and led the Bolts to a 12-4 record and an AFC Divisional Round playoff..." April 28

  • Chargers expect Philip Rivers “to be here awhile”

    Pro Football Talk "Philip Rivers is 37, but his level of play, his commitment to playing beyond 2019 and the Chargers’ signing of Tyrod Taylor would seem to take the Chargers out of the quarterback market. Not surprisingly, Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco isn’t ruling anything..." April 22