In Rivers’ mind both the players and owners have everything to lose in the current stalemate, and he believes he echoes the sentiments of a majority of his helmet-wearing brethren.
Gather a team, throw on a wacky costume, and get prepared to find your inner child as you duck, dive and dodge flying balls at the Party Like An All-Star: Rock Star Dodge Ball event. It will be an evening of fun hosted by Charger linebackers Stephen Cooper and Shaun Phillips at the Hard Rock Hotel this Friday night.
Arrested last month and charged with driving under the influence after failing a field sobriety test, San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Applewhite plans to plead not guilty when he goes to court next week.
“They say, ‘Hey, we going to have football? Please tell me we are going to have football,’ ” Rivers said. “I wish I could tell them, ‘Yes.’ “