Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/31/13
New San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is feeling good about his chances of turning quarterback Philip Rivers once promising career back around. Rivers has come full circle being one of the top QB’s in the NFL to a make or break year in 2013. Whisenhunt is convinced that the Rivers Chargers fans saw the past few years was a product of a declining team and Rivers himself. A shortage of weapons in 2012 left River responsible for all the wrongs that happened, though he’s hasn’t been a general manager a day in his life. He still has a big arm, lots of confidence, and now a coordinator who will work to his strengths, not make him play the same system even if it’s void of talent to run it. "It always starts with the quarterback," Whisenhunt said, via Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. "One of the most exciting things for me after a tough year in this offseason is working with Philip. His knowledge of the game is incredible. He has a very good football mind, and he loves football. He's very passionate about it. It's great to have input from him on what he likes, what he's seeing, what he's thinking. And in putting that together, it's been a great part of the process." “I think he can be a Pro Bowl quarterback,” Whisenhunt said. “I think he can play at that level again. That’s certainly something I see from him, and hopefully we’ll be able to achieve that this year.”  
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