San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers took a fourth-quarter shot to the ribs Sunday. It wasn't the first time, a teammate said. The Chargers quarterback gave onlookers a couple held-breath moments in the second half, one when his left leg got rolled up on and another when hit to the mid-section on a third-down..." November 18
Many Chargers veterans, including Philip Rivers, resting at bye-week practice. Ryan Mathews practicing. Fully expected back after bye.
CBSSports.com "What a difference 15 months makes. When the San Diego Chargers opened training camp in 2013, Philip Rivers was at a career crossroads. Two straight disappointing seasons had taken him out of discussions about elite quarterbacks. His 47 turnovers during the 2011 and 2012 seasons were the most of..." October 21
NFL.com "San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was announced as the 2013 Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year at Saturday's "NFL Honors." Due to the nebulous nature of the award, it's tough to question the selection. If coming back from poor play and a lack of surrounding talent was..." February 02
San Diego Union-Tribune "henever Philip Rivers is asked about an award he either won or might win, he makes a slight revision. He says his teammates and coaches made the success possible. You can be sure that Rivers would say the same about being the NFL’s 2013 Comeback Player of the Year, as announced this week by..." January 20
NFL.com "A couple of 400-yard passing performances lead the NFL's Week 4 Players of the Week awards. Quarterback Philip Rivers continued his career renaissance with a 401-yard three-touchdown torching of the Dallas Cowboys' secondary to take the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award. Over in the NFC..." October 02
Chargers announce 2013 team captains: Philip Rivers Nick Hardwick Donald Butler Eric Weddle and Darrell Stuckey.
Bolts From The Blue "This is....kind of meaningless. So if I'm understanding this correctly the team handed Philip Rivers a check for $5 million dollars and said "Your salary will now be $5 million less this season." Well I suppose that's one way to clear cap space. Many were left wondering after the San Diego..." September 06
Los Angeles Times "The most meaningful pass of Philip Rivers' life wound up in the arms of the pope. It happened in May when the San Diego Chargers quarterback and his extended family visited the Vatican and were in a crowd of thousands for a Wednesday papal audience. Rivers a devout Catholic had a prime spot in..." August 29
NFL.com "The San Diego Chargers last made the playoffs following a 13-3 campaign in 2009. Since then the worst record they've posted is 7-9 which happened in 2012. And yet the three-year postseason drought feels like an epic collapse. Given the expectations the big names on the roster the talent at the..." August 23
San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers stood in the parking lot at Chargers Park this week a teammate rolling past in an SUV as the quarterback searched for a way to encapsulate Vincent Brown. It's not just one attribute. Brown has another. There aren't just those two. There are these. About five seconds..." August 15
CBSSports.com "For the first time in years San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers must learn a new offensive system with new terminology new calls and new reads and people say that may be good. I don't. I say it's downright necessary. And here's why: Philip Rivers is in a position not all that far removed..." July 25
USA Today "It wasn't long ago that Philip Rivers was known for leading the San Diego Chargers to AFC West titles, and his name was routinely mentioned among the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks. But lately, Rivers has been known more for interceptions and fumbles, as the Chargers fell from the top of..." June 08
San Diego Union-Tribune "Watching Philip Rivers this week at Charger Park, reporters saw and heard a familiar performance. The quick release. The play calls hollered with confidence. The words of encouragment, tinged in an Alabama accent, offered to teammates. Between the ear holes, however, the quarterback was..." May 18
San Diego Union-Tribune "U-T columnist Kevin Acee created headlines this week, and not only in San Diego. “No one will say it,” Acee told the NFL Network, “but I think that 2013 is the final audition of Philip Rivers.” NFL.com followed with a story: “Philip Rivers facing last shot with the San Diego Chargers?” ESPN..." April 08