Philip Rivers: Player of the Month October

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) celebrates with Chargers guard Kris Dielman (R) after passing for a touchdown in the second half against the Tennessee Titans during their NFL football game in San Diego, California October 31, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)


Quarterback Philip Rivers was named player of the month for the month of October. He has been lighting up the stat sheet without his top receivers.

  • For the month, Rivers completed 125 of 185 passes (67.6 percent) for an NFL-high 1,562 passing yards with eight touchdowns versus three interceptions and a 101.2 passer rating.
  • Rivers’ 1,562 passing yards during the month set an NFL record for the most passing yards in October, passing Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino (1,555 in October of 1988).
  • In Week 4 against Arizona, Rivers registered a season-best 148.1 passer rating with two touchdowns versus zero interceptions.
  • Rivers now has 2,649 passing yards this season, the most passing yards through a team’s first eight games of a season in NFL history.
  • In his seventh season from North Carolina State, Rivers has three career Player of the Month Awards, the most in franchise history. He previously won the award in December of 2008 and 2009.
    Source: Football Reporters Online

Now if we can just keep the wins rolling, he will surely be the a candidate for the player of the month November and may even be a candidate for the MVP award. We need to keep those wins rolling though!!!!

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