Philip Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 5 best NFL moves of the offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "While there are definitely still moves to be made, the bulk of the big free agents and trades in the NFL are behind us. Most stars have new teams, and some moves have definitely been bigger than others. Some have been smarter than others, too — the NFL is full of big-money signings that..." March 28

  • Philip Rivers' trash-talk is a window into mind of Colts' new QB

    USA Today "He’s an irritant, and now he’s your irritant. How do you feel about that, Indianapolis Colts fans? How you liking Philip Rivers now? Maybe this is the wrong time to ask. He hasn’t thrown a touchdown for the Colts yet, hasn’t wind-milled his way down the field,..." March 27

  • Philip Rivers considered retirement before signing with Colts

    Sporting News "Philip Rivers says he considered retirement before he signed a one-year contract to join the Indianapolis Colts, but he is confident he can still play at a high level.  The 38-year-old quarterback will be embarking on a new experience with the Colts after spending his..." March 22

  • The Indianapolis Colts announce the signing of Philip Rivers

    NBC Sports "Philip Rivers is a Colt. Days after it was reported that Rivers had agreed to terms with Indianapolis, the Colts made it official with a tweet saying simply, “Welcome to Indy, Phil!” Colts General Manager Chris Ballard fleshed that out with a..." March 21

  • Philip Rivers fired up about his new start in Indianapolis

    The Spun "The Indianapolis Colts agreed to a one-year contract with free agent quarterback Philip Rivers. Rivers will take his first snaps for a new team this fall after 16 seasons with the Chargers. The Rivers/Colts marriage had been hinted at for a while. Indianapolis wasn’t sold on..." March 18

  • Colts, Philip Rivers agree to one-year deal worth $25M

    USA Today "The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran free-agent quarterback Philip Rivers, per multiple reports. Though it is a bit of a surprise to be a one-year deal, Rivers will be getting paid handsomely at the rate of $25 million for the 2020 season. The details..." March 17

  • Philip Rivers Signing with the Colts is ‘All But Done’

    Stampede Blue "According to Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, the Indianapolis Colts signing Los Angeles Chargers free agent quarterback Philip Rivers is “all but done”—meaning things could be finalized shortly here if his source is indeed..." March 17

  • 'Everything indicates' Philip Rivers is Colts' top target

    USA Today "The Indianapolis Colts made plenty of headlines Monday when they made a blockbuster trade, and it appears they have their eyes set on free-agent quarterback Philip Rivers. Though the situation is still fluid and no deal has been done yet, Stephen Holder of The Athletic reports that..." March 17

  • Philip Rivers Free Agency: Colts Headline Top-4 Landing Spots

    Heavy "Philip Rivers’ storied 16-year tenure with the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers is officially over. Yet, while the team that drafted him way back in 2004 had seen enough of him as their quarterback, Rivers seemingly isn’t ready to hang up his cleats just..." March 15

  • Rival teams feel Philip Rivers to Colts is a done deal

    Real GM Football "Philip Rivers will leave the Los Angeles Chargers this offseason and signing with the Indianapolis Colts "is being treated like a fait accompli by a lot of people from rival teams," according to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated.  " March 09

  • ESPN Interested in QB Philip Rivers amid 2020 NFL Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Amid talks of a potential blockbuster deal that would involve ESPN acquiring Sunday Night Football announcer Al Michaels comes more news from the New York Post that ESPN is "showing interest" in Philip Rivers' joining the..." March 05

  • Surprising Dark-Horse Suitor Interested In Philip Rivers

    Bleacher Report "An unexpected team has reportedly shown interest in veteran quarterback Philip Rivers prior to the start of NFL free agency. Appearing on FS1's The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Wednesday, Fox Sports' Peter Schrager said he has heard there is a..." March 04

  • Philip Rivers and the Colts have 'mutual interest'

    Washington Times "Pending free agent quarterback Philip Rivers and the Indianapolis Colts have “mutual interest” in each other for 2020, NFL Network reported. “It’s safe to say it is not really a secret here in Indianapolis that the organization is expected to make a..." March 02

  • Redskins Interested in Philip Rivers?

    Pro Football Rumors "There’s been a lot of buzz about Philip Rivers and the Colts recently, and there have also been reports that the Buccaneers are interested in the impending free agent passer. While most of the talk surrounding where Rivers plays next has focused on those two..." February 28

  • Colts vetting Philip Rivers ahead of free agency

    Bleacher Report "The Indianapolis Colts and free-agent quarterback Philip Rivers have been connected this offseason as the soon-to-be ex-Los Angeles Chargers signal-caller looks for a new home after 16 seasons with the Bolts. Stephen Holder of The Athletic provided an..." February 28

  • Raiders to ‘Take a Look’ at Longtime Rival Quarterback

    Heavy "As if the idea of Tom Brady playing for the Las Vegas Raiders wasn’t weird enough, imagine former Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers in the silver and black. He’s always hated the Raiders and the Raiders have always hated him. Despite that, NFL..." February 26

  • NFL people believe Philip Rivers to Colts ‘will happen’

    Yardbarker "The Philip Rivers to Indianapolis Colts rumors are heating up to a boiling point. Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network, reporting from the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine, shared some interesting information on this front Wednesday morning. " February 26

  • Here's an NFL Quarterback Carousel That Makes Sense

    The Big Lead "NFL free agency seems like it's going to be crazier than usual this year because there are so many starting quarterbacks who could be changing teams this offseason. Guys who have been played their entire careers for one franchise could be headed elsewhere for one reason or another. What if..." February 21

  • Chargers’ Melvin Gordon On Philip Rivers: I Think He Goes To The Colts

    Sportsnaut "Even before Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers announced earlier this month that they were parting ways, the veteran signal caller was linked to the Indianapolis Colts. It makes sense. The Colts are going to be looking for an upgrade from Jacoby Brissett. Despite..." February 17

  • Philip Rivers Being ‘Openly Recruited’ By Colts’ Offensive Coordinator

    Total Pro Sports "Philip Rivers will be playing for another franchise for the first time in his career. The veteran quarterback and the Los Angeles Chargers announced a parting of ways earlier this month, but it remains unclear how many teams actually have legitimate interest in signing..." February 17

  • Ex-Patriots QB Says Former Pro Bowler is ‘Intriguing’ Replacement for Tom Brady

    Heavy "If Tom Brady does decide to move on from the New England Patriots, there could be one very viable veteran option on the market Philip Rivers — who had served as the Los Angeles Chargers‘ starting quarterback for the past 14 years — will enter the..." February 15

  • Philip Rivers receiving ‘a lot of interest’ around the NFL

    Sportsnaut "Philip Rivers is hitting the open market for the first time in his career after mutually agreeing to part ways with the Los Angeles Chargers, and according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, he’s receiving a ton of interest. Freeman wrote that “it won’t take..." February 14

  • Latest On Chargers’ QB Situation

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chargers recently indicated they will not be re-signing Philip Rivers, and they have been heavily connected to free agent-to-be Tom Brady. But while it may not be the splashiest move, it sounds as if the Bolts may simply roll with Tyrod Taylor as their starter in..." February 13

  • Panthers could be ‘sleeper’ team for Philip Rivers?

    Distinct Athlete "After parting ways with the Los Angeles Chargers, quarterback Philip Rivers becomes one of the top free-agent quarterbacks available. While he’ll have plenty of suitors this offseason, the Carolina Panthers could reportedly emerge as a surprise option to sign Rivers. February 13

  • After last game in KC, Philip Rivers told story of fun interaction with a Chiefs fan

    Kansas City Star "The Chargers’ announcement Monday that they were mutually parting ways with long-time quarterback Philip Rivers didn’t come as a shock. After all, following the Chargers’ regular-season finale at Arrowhead Stadium in December, Rivers answered a number of..." February 12

  • Tom Telesco: Have to build this differently without Philip Rivers

    Pro Football Talk "The prospect of Philip Rivers moving on after 16 years with the Chargers was on the table long before Monday, but that’s when it became official that the quarterback won’t be back with the team. Rivers and the Chargers offered joint statements saying..." February 11

  • Philip Rivers Deserved Better From the Chargers

    The Big Lead "Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are officially broken up and not getting back together. The two sides opted to "mutually part ways" on Monday, despite the move being telegraphed for weeks. Over most of his 16 years with the organization, the Chargers showed..." February 11

  • Chargers GM Tom Telesco says he likes ‘internal options’ for QB position

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers are officially moving on from Philip Rivers this offseason and it remains to be seen who they have in mind to replace him. According to The Athletic’s Daniel Popper, Tom Telesco—the Chargers’ general manager—likes the..." February 11

  • Buccaneers have ‘legitimate’ interest in Philip Rivers

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of the favored teams to sign Philip Rivers in free agency, and they reportedly have “legitimate” interest in doing just that. ESPN’s Jenna Laine reported Monday that the “the Bucs’ interest in the eight-time Pro..." February 11

  • Philip Rivers: 'I have the ability left to go play at a high level'

    NFL.com "Philip Rivers and the Chargers will soon be no more, but the quarterback isn't done playing just yet. After Monday's news came via the Chargers' announcement they wouldn't pursue retaining Rivers in free agency, the quarterback spoke with the..." February 11

  • Why—and How—the Chargers Moved on From Philip Rivers

    SI "Even before the Chargers came to finalize their big quarterback decision last week, GM Tom Telesco had it in his head how he wanted everything to go. This wasn’t his first time, after all. He was a Colts exec when Peyton Manning was released in early 2012, and so he knew making..." February 11

  • 5 potential landing spots for Philip Rivers

    The Score "For the first time in his NFL career, Philip Rivers is set to join a team other than the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers announced Monday that Rivers will enter free agency after 16 memorable seasons with the franchise. Here are five potential landing..." February 11

  • Keenan Allen has sad reaction to Philip Rivers leaving Chargers

    The Sports Daily "The Chargers elected to move on from Philip Rivers officially on Monday, and the team’s No. 1 wide receiver is not thrilled about it. Keenan Allen has played for the Chargers since 2013, and, as such, he’s been catching passes from Rivers for his entire career. The two..." February 10

  • Tom Brady “Likes” Instagram Post On Philip Rivers Splitting With Chargers

    Total Pro Sports "On Monday, the Los Angeles Chargers and longtime quarterback Philip Rivers agreed to mutually part ways with each other, which means Rivers will enter NFL free agency. “After stepping back a bit from last season, we reconnected with Philip and his representatives to look at how..." February 10

  • Chargers announce that Philip Rivers will enter free agency

    Chargers.com "The Los Angeles Chargers and quarterback Philip Rivers have mutually agreed that Rivers will enter free agency and not return to the team for the 2020 season. "After stepping back a bit from last season, we reconnected with Philip and his representatives to look at how..." February 10