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17 Points on #17: Philip Rivers

By Ernie Padaon


Today is Philip Rivers 29th Birthday and on twitter, @ny_mari shared 17 points about her favorite QB.

#1: He broke the San Diego Chargers single-game record for most passing yardage in the SEA-SD matchup with 455 yards

#2: In week 8, Rivers passed Dan Fouts for the Chargers league passing record through the first eight games w/ 2,649

#3: With Rivers leading the Chargers, he improved his record to 4-1 against Peyton Manning.#4: Rivers holds a 18-1 record playing in the month of December as a starter for the Chargers

#5: on January 31, 2010, Rivers and his wife gave birth to their 5TH CHILD

#6: Philip Rivers’s jersey is the 3rd highest grossing Chargers jersey, under Dan Fouts and LT respectively.

#7: Rivers had the highest single-season quarterback rating: 105.5 in 2008.

#8: In that same year (2008), he had the largest TD-INT difference +23

#9: In the game against HOU this season, Rivers threw 4 touchdowns with 4 of his top receivers out with injuries.

#10: In 2007, Rivers was lauded by his teammates + press for playing an entire game with a torn anterior cruciate ligament

#11: Rivers currently holds the NFL Record for most passing yards through first 10 games of a season – 3,251 yds

#12: Along with his wife, Philip Rivers established the Rivers of Hope Foundation to help foster children find homes.

#13: In 12 games as a senior at NC state, he was most productive and durable quarterback in ACC history.

#14: Rivers is part-owner of D1 Sports Training and Therapy, a training and rehabilitation center in Huntsville, Alabama.

#15: Since his junior season at Athens High School in 1998, his first at QB, Rivers has never had a losing record.

#16: His passer rating through the 11-game win streak of ’09 was the highest in the NFL at 112.

#17: Today is his 29th Birthday making him the top QB under the age of 30 in the NFL.

Hope you enjoyed the 17 points about the Chargers QB…..Mr. Philip Michael Rivers

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