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Philip Rivers

Born: Dec 8, 1981

Birthplace: Decatur

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Philip Rivers

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1981
Birth Place : Decatur

Philip Michael Rivers is an American football quarterback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football at North Carolina State University, and was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft with the fourth overall pick by the New York Giants, who traded him to the Chargers for their first overall pick, quarterback Eli Manning. Rivers' career passer rating of 95.7 is fourth-best all-time among NFL quarterbacks with at least 1,500 passing attempts. Rivers is ranked 4th all-time in consecutive starts by a quarterback in NFL history. After starting Chargers' quarterback Drew Brees went to the New Orleans Saints following the 2005 season, Rivers came off the bench to lead the Chargers to a 14-2 record in his first season as a starter. In 2007, he helped the Chargers win their first playoff game since 1994 after beating the Tennessee Titans in the wildcard round of the 2007 playoffs and eventually leading them to the AFC Championship Game. He has a career total of 20 fourth quarter comebacks, his most recent being on December 20, 2014, when he led the Chargers to a 38-35 win over the San Francisco 49ers.


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Awards Won

  • NFL Honors - AP Comeback Player of the Year
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