Found November 26, 2011 on
The demise of San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers has been puzzling to say the least this season. Several pundits have suggested that the loss of RB Darren Sproles is the reason for the downward spiral of Rivers this season. The loss of Sproles hurts but this morning, ESPN analyst Adam Schefter is reporting that Philip Rivers is playing injured. This is not the first time that this rumor has been brought up. Early on in the regular season, reports surfaced that Philip Rivers was playing with a sternum injury, something Rivers denied. According to Schefter, “numerous NFL executives and coaches” have told him that Philip Rivers has been playing hurt. This makes more sense. Rivers is struggling with turnovers this season, throwing a career high 17 interceptions with six games still remaining. Rivers also has six fumbles this season. It would also make perfect sense that Rivers has not disclosed that he has an injury so opposing defenses can target him. If he does in fact have an ...

Report: Philip Rivers is Playing Hurt

According ESPN’s Adam Schefter,  many NFL executives around the league believe San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has been playing injured this season. Rivers has thrown 17 interceptions so far this year,  which is very uncommon for him.  This is one of the main reasons many people believe he’s playing hurt.  It’s believed that he’s [...]

Chargers' Philip Rivers remains thorn in Broncos' side

Philip Rivers has not been a thorn in the Broncos' side. He hasn't been a rock in their collective shoes, sand under their eyelids. No, Rivers has been a full-fledged, knee-buckling, stomach-churning migraine for Denver. While the list of what has troubled the Broncos in recent years is long, the one constant has been the team's troubles against San Diego — and Rivers.

Rivers on tumbling Bolts: 'It's just snowballed out of control'

The Chargers have lost six straight games for the first time in 10 years, leaving quarterback Philip Rivers to lament a season that 'snowballed out of control.'

Broncos expecting the usual Philip Rivers, despite his bad 2011

There's a rumor going around the NFL that Philip Rivers is having a tough year. Forgive the Broncos if they believe otherwise.

Broncos at Chargers, 5 things to watch

Which Philip Rivers will the Broncos see today at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego? There's the Philip Rivers who is 9-2 against Denver, with the Chargers scoring at least 30 points in seven of those wins. And there's the Philip Rivers who leads the NFL in interceptions this season with 17. Rivers has had seven games with at least two in- terceptions. Look for the Broncos to...

Tebow leads Broncos to OT win, 16-13 over Chargers

Tim Tebow had a better quarterback rating than Philip Rivers.

Sunday’s five least valuable players, Week 12

See Sunday's five most valuable players here. Philip Rivers, Quarterback, San Diego Chargers. Rivers didn't even dip into the giant bag of interceptions that he's carried around with him all season, but he just wasn't good enough against the Broncos. In the fourth quarter and overtime, the Chargers had five opportunities to get a touchdown that probably would'...

Tebow leads Broncos to OT win, 16-13 over Chargers

Tim Tebow had a better quarterback rating than Philip Rivers.

Tebow leads Broncos to OT win, 16-13 over Chargers

Tim Tebow had a better quarterback rating than Philip Rivers.
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