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Philip Rivers is still an elite signal-caller in the NFL.
The 2011 season was a nightmare for San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. Not only did he not play to the elite level that we have come accustomed to since he took over as the starting quarterback for San Diego back in 2006, but the Chargers also missed out on the playoffs for the second straight season causing some to question whether or not Rivers is truly an elite quarterback in the National Football League.
Well I have news for all the doubters. Rivers is elite. And even though 2012 was admittedly not his best season as a pro, Rivers is motivated and ready to prove himself all over again in 2012.
The strange thing about Rivers 2011 season was that while he started off slowly, the team was winning games. Over the first seven games of the season, Rivers threw just seven touchdown passes to go along with 11 interceptions, but did still manage to throw for an impressive 297 yards a game as the team got off ...
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Chargers enter the new season with depth and talent at the Tight End position. Returning at the position is veterans Antonio Gates and Randy McMichael, who have proven to be a big success in the middle and in blocking situations. Chargers also added Dante Rosario (free agency) and Ladarius Green. In a league where having one or even two pass catching Tight Ends is almost a prerequisite for...
Last year, the Chargers receiving core was lead by veteran Vincent Jackson, who ranked the teams second in receptions with 60, and lead the team in receiving yards and TD’s.
With the loss of Jackson to the Buccaneers in free agency, the Chargers needed a new a solution at the wide receiver position.
The Chargers WR situation will be centered around the biggest offseason...
Saturday-Sunday June 23rd/24th marked the three year anniversary of a football camp that Quarterback Phillip Rivers hosts for children ages seven through fourteen.
The camp was to Phillip Rivers personal charity Rivers of Hope Foundation.
The goal of the camp was not to teach pro-style techniques to these kids, but rather to have fun and perhaps teach these kids...
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Featured Stat: In the second half of the 2011 season, Philip Rivers composed a stat line of 16 touchdowns and 6 interceptions and a 96.8 QB rating. (Like many players last season, could we attribute Philip’s early struggles to the lockout?)
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The Chargers will open 10 practices to the public during training camp, they announced Friday, beginning next month at Chargers Park. The first public session will be on July 28 from 3:45-6 p.m., a few days after training camp begins, rookies report July 22, veterans report July 25, and the first full-squad practice is July 26. Chargers Park, located on 4020 Murphy Canyon Rd., is...
The "my name is" tags weren't quite needed at the last week's Chargers' minicamp. Still, it was an important exercise for a team that has so many new faces, especially those serving as targets for quarterback Philip Rivers.
In his ESPN history, NFL Countdown analyst Chris Berman will be the play by play announcer for the second part of the season opener double header of Monday Night Football.
The Chargers will be facing their sworn enemies, the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 10.
Trent Dilfer will also be accompanying Berman in the booth.
The general reaction around the Twittersphere...