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Philip Rivers

Los Angeles Chargers

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Chargers | Philip Rivers restructures

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:41:14 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers converted $3 million of his base salary into a signing bonus Tuesday, Sept. 12, which opened up $2 million in salary cap space.

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Chargers | Three TDs for Philip Rivers

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 03:37:12 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers threw for three touchdown passes and 192 yards in a 24-21 loss to the Denver Broncos on Monday, Sept. 11.

Fantasy Tip: Rivers completed two-thirds of his passes, and only a missed field goal prevented the Chargers from tying the score and sending the game to overtime. Rivers showed his ability to lead comeback drives and find the open man. He ranks as a decent QB1 option, especially in weaker matchups.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers perfect Saturday

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 21:26:49 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers completed all six of his pass attempts for 85 yards and a touchdown in a 21-19 preseason win over the Los Angeles Rams Saturday, Aug. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Injuries decimated the offense last year, but don't write off Rivers just yet. He could be a sneaky QB1 option still on the board later in drafts.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers doesn't play

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:41:41 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers was was held out of the preseason game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Aug. 20. QB Kellen Clemens started and completed 10 of his 17 pass attempts for 99 yards and rushed three times for 26 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Rivers is coming off a down year by his standards, but if his receivers and offensive line can stay somewhat healthy, he could bounce back. He could be a great value as a low-end QB1.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers commuting 71 miles every day

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:45:34 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers is commuting 71 miles each way to training camp from his northeast San Diego home every day. He has a driver so he can do work in the car. Head coach Anthony Lynn expressed some concerns, but Rivers said he wouldn't be rushing out of the facility every day.

Fantasy Tip: It's an unusual setup for a quarterback, but it should be a nonfactor. He had a down year last season with the most interceptions of his career (21), and his 60.4 percent completion rate was the second-lowest figure since he became a starter. He's on the fringe of the QB1 landscape.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers not close to retiring

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:11:13 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers said he believes he can play a few more seasons before he considers retirement.

Fantasy Tip: Rivers has thrown for at least 4,000 yards in eight of his last nine seasons and at least 30 touchdowns in three of the last four season. He did struggle with 21 interceptions in 2016 but should reduce that number this season. Rivers have a solid group of pass catchers to work with on offense and can be considered a low-end No. 1 quarterback in fantasy leagues.

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Chargers | Anthony Lynn believes in Philip Rivers

Thu, 04 May 2017 10:22:26 -0700

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers has started 176 consecutive games, and head coach Anthony Lynn believes he has another three or four productive years ahead of him. The Chargers did not a draft a quarterback because Lynn still has high expectations for his veteran quarterback. "We definitely think Philip can still play," Lynn said. "Whoever we drafted was going to have to come in and sit for a while because I think Philip is going to continue to play at a high level."

Fantasy Tip: Rivers has been the most consistent quarterback over the last decade aside from Drew Brees. In fact, he hasn't finished outside of QB1 territory since 2007 and hasn't missed a game since 2005. Rivers isn't a sexy pick, but he gets the job done. You can draft him late, too.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers on top of dubious list

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:42:34 -0800

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers has the most touchdowns of any quarterback in NFL history that has never appeared in a Super Bowl. He's thrown 314 touchdown passes, placing him in first on the list, with former NFL QB Warren Moon closest behind with 291. Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer is third, having recorded 285 passing touchdowns, while former NFL QB Vinny Testaverde is fourth with 275.

Fantasy Tip: The Chargers have had a few really good teams with Rivers under center, but just quite haven't been able to get over the hump during his long tenure with the franchise. It shouldn't be something that puts Rivers in a negative light, as the 35-year-old has had a sensational career since being drafted fourth overall in 2004. In fact, he's posted a QB rating of 88 or better in each of the last nine years. As usual, he'll enter 2017 with QB1 potential.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers denies trade request

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:52:20 -0800

Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers refuted reports Tuesday, Jan. 17, that claimed he asked for a trade or wanted to be dealt, specifically to the San Francisco 49ers. Rivers has a no-trade clause in his contract.

Fantasy Tip: Rivers should enter 2017's fantasy draft season as a sound QB2. While he doesn't offer much upside for a monster season, the veteran is capable of turning in a few huge games during the course of the year as a matchup play.

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Chargers | Philip Rivers under the radar

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:54:14 -0800

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers achieved one of the most underappreciated seasons of the year, throwing for 4,390 yards and 33 touchdowns -- ranked fifth and fourth, respectively, among quarterbacks.

Fantasy Tip: Rivers has seemingly been underrated throughout his career, but he has made his mark in the fantasy realm. He keeps putting up QB1 numbers despite a plethora of injuries to his offensive counterparts. He should be drafted as a QB1 again in 2017.

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