Found November 26, 2011 on thepigskinreport.com:
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 ...
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