Philip Rivers Articles

Philip Rivers
Locks of the WeekThese are as good as gold — the San Francisco 1849 kind, not the two-tone Jacksonville helmet shade.49ers (-4.5) vs. PackersRemember Colin Kaepernick’s last game against the Packers D? He passed for 263 yards, rushed...
Nathan Rush
10 months ago
Philip Rivers
The Quarterback Class of 2012 is off to a fast start. Led by Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck, Washington’s Robert Griffin III and Seattle’s Russell Wilson, the Class of 2012 has a solid base to build on. But they have a long way to go to catch up with...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Two divisional foes who have not won since September will clash on Thursday Night Football, when the San Diego Chargers host the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. The Chargers started the season 3-1 before blowing double-...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Only four teams are on bye in Week 8, compared to six last week. While owners will welcome some familiar faces back to their lineups, others will be faced with some difficult decisions. That’s especially the case at running back as Arian Foster,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
The top 10 highest paid NFL players in 2012 prove just how valuable the quarterback position is in today’s pass-happy league. The entire top 10 has some direct contection to the quarterback position. Four actually take snaps at quarterback, four...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Two divisional foes coming off painful road losses will clash on Monday Night Football, when the San Diego Chargers host the Denver Broncos at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. The Lightning Bolts appeared to be on their way to a 4-1 start with a 24-14...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
Athlon Sports built the NFL’s Ultimate Quarterback in the September issue of our monthly magazine. Now we take a shot at building the NFL’s Worst Quarterback, pulling together the worst attributes from the league's QBs. Toughness Blaine...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
What can the San Diego Chargers do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
There are first-round flops and high-priced mistakes made in every fantasy draft, every season. Here’s a look at those players who failed to live up to their expectations in 2011, and a preview of what to expect from those “busts” in 2012....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Philip Rivers
I have a friend who's a huge Chargers fan. Every year he's let down. He knows how the season is going to end before it begins. His favorite team, always over hyped in the preseason and a darling Super Bowl pick of the pundits, will falter....
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
Numbers can certainly be skewed when it comes to who has done what against whom in recent weeks in the NFL. Safe to say this is what we are dealing with when it comes to looking at San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers as QB1 against...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 10, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Steelers (6-3) at Bengals (6-2) Cincy is playing...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
Remember when Philip Rivers did a lot with a little a season ago? Where’s that Rivers been? Hopefully, fantasy football players (at least the one with Rivers on their rosters) will see his re-emergence Monday night in Kansas City. The San...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
Injury Update. Antonio Gates is now Inactive Against the Chiefs Nothing could keep Antonio Gates from playing against the Chiefs this week. In a radio interview with a local San Diego radio station, The San Diego Tribune's Kevin Acee said he...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
When the Kansas City Chiefs give up a combined 89 points to Buffalo and Detroit and then have to travel to AFC West rival San Diego for a Week 3 contest, all of us that have Charger fantasy studs are salivating. We're still waiting for Philip...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
When the Kansas City Chiefs give up a combined 89 points to Buffalo and Detroit and then have to travel to AFC West rival San Diego for a Week 3 contest, all of us that have Charger fantasy studs are salivating. We're still waiting for Philip...
Corby Yarbrough
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Seahawks (0-1) at Steelers (0-1) The Hawks will fly...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
Athlon Sports’ 2011 Fantasy Football magazine has Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick ranked No. 6 at his position and No. 26 overall because we don’t trust him.  Will Mike Vick become a fantasy bust this year? The reason we think he...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
Chargers fans, so accustomed to hearing and reading about how their team has one of the most talented rosters in the NFL, have to be thinking that 2011 can’t be any worse than 2010. The Chargers are eager to bounce back from a mystifying season...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Philip Rivers
SAN DIEGO • Inside the Locker Room With Bernie Wilson of the Associated Press Were the fantasy expectations too high for Ryan Mathews last season? No. He came in as the heir apparent to LaDainian Tomlinson after leading the nation in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago