Found November 03, 2011 on thepigskinreport.com:
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The San Diego Chargers lost another tough game this past Monday night, and following yet another costly turnover by quarterback Philip Rivers, the camera clearly caught him uttering the sentence, “This is the worst day ever.” Now, granted, the microphones were not focused on Rivers. You cannot tell for sure that is exactly what Rivers said, but it had to be along the same lines. Yet Rivers came out and said that he never said anything like that during the end of the Chargers’ 23-20 overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Apparently, Rivers does not believe that anyone can read someone else’s lips. “I didn’t say that. I don’t know if I ever said that. It wasn’t the worst day ever. It may have been the worst play I’ve ever been a part of, but it wasn’t the worst day,” Rivers said. But he did not say it was the worst play ever. I’m no professional lip reader, and I never liked those creepy ventriloquist dummies, but even I can tell that the word play and day look very differ
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