PHILIP RIVERS RUMORS

The top 10 currently active NFL players over the age of 35

Most NFL players are long gone before reaching their late-30s. Pro football is a violent, punishing sport that isn’t conducive to long-term careers, though that depends on the position played.However, that doesn’t apply to the following group of players who have defied age and maintained health, finding a way to remain effective on the wrong side of 35. Earlier, we posted a list...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn: Philip Rivers can ‘easily’ play three, four more years

Rookie Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn is excited to be working with veteran quarterback Philip Rivers, who “wants to play forever.”“Philip wants to play forever and that’s what you want in a quarterback,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn told “The Jim Rome Show.” (h/t Eric D. Williams of ESPN) “I’m always leery of these guys that tell me I think I’m...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers on if Chargers had picked QB: ‘It wouldn’t have been great’

Philip Rivers is happy that the Los Angeles Chargers took a wide receiver in the first round of the draft last night instead of a quarterback like some predicted they might.As Rivers explained during an interview with KLSD-AM’s "Hardwick & Richards," drafting a quarterback with the seventh overall pick would have sent the wrong message to the 13-year veteran.“Yeah, I don’t...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers coach calls on team to find young QB

There appears to be growing momentum for the Los Angeles Chargers to add a younger quarterback who can serve as Philip Rivers' heir apparent.Coach Anthony Lynn is the latest to voice his belief that the Chargers need to find a long-term solution at the position.“I think we do have to get a young quarterback on campus. We have to start developing someone because we have two veteran...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Chargers need to draft a young QB according to head coach Anthony Lynn

In his first offseason as the Los Angeles Chargers’ head coach, Anthony Lynn surely isn’t mincing words. He knows exactly what his quarterback situation looks like and wants to change the dynamic a bit.According to the team’s official website, Lynn and the Chargers are looking to add a young quarterback in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft.“I think we do have to get a young quarterback...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers shares thoughts on Chargers possibly drafting QB

San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco said recently that the team would not be opposed to picking a quarterback early this year’s draft. Does that mean Philip Rivers is getting toward the end of his career?Not according to Philip Rivers.In an interview with Xtra 1360 Fox Sports Radio on Thursday, Rivers made some interesting remarks about the possibility of having a young...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers: ‘I will always be playing for San Diego’

The Chargers may be moving to Los Angeles, but quarterback Philip Rivers’s affections still lie with San Diego, too.Rivers gave an emotional speech Tuesday night at the San Diego Hall of Champions dinner, telling the assembled faithful that no matter what, he’ll still have the city in his heart.“It really was special over the last decade,” Rivers told the audience, via ESPN...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers fine with LA move, not pushing for a trade

There were a lot of questions about whether or not Philip Rivers would move with the Chargers to Los Angeles if and when the team moved, but those seem to have been answered. The San Diego Union Tribune’s Kevin Acee, who long has covered Rivers and the Chargers, says Rivers is not pushing for a trade and is fine with LA. One more time, Philip Rivers is not pushing a trade to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Rivers on Chargers’ move to LA: ‘I’m a little numb about it all’

As a writer, it’s strange to refer to the Chargers as a Los Angeles team now that they’ve committed to moving up north from San Diego. With that in mind, one can sympathize with the difficulties facing a player like Philip Rivers, who’s only ever played in San Diego. The quarterback opened up about the uncertainty he’s facing personally in a radio interview on Friday....
Via Sportsnaut
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Will Philip Rivers follow the Chargers to Los Angeles?

Lost in the entire dynamic of the Chargers officially announcing their move to Los Angeles are the players. It’s something we don’t focus on too often. They are human beings. They have families. They have homes they call their own. They have friends and communities they’ve worked to build. Look at it this why. How would you feel if your company decided to uproot from the...
Via Sportsnaut
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss
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