LA Chargers: Philip Rivers’ most memorable moments, 9-7:
9. That playoff win and first down vs. Baltimore, 2018-19 playoffs
After being handily defeated by the Baltimore Ravens just a few weeks prior to end their chances at winning the AFC West, many expected the LA Chargers to be handled easily by the Ravens in Baltimore in the AFC Wild-Card Round. That was not the case as all, as the Chargers’ defense really stepped up and won this game for the team.
The team did not win this game because of Rivers, but it was still a huge win for the quarterback, who was making one last Super Bowl run with the Bolts. Most notably, though, was Rivers’ majestic first-down scramble on third and eight in which he jumped up and signaled for the first down.
It was the slowest first-down run that I have ever seen in my life, but boy was it beautiful.
8. Passing Dan Fouts in touchdowns
This was a big moment for Rivers, as it made him the franchise’s all-time leading touchdown thrower. However, when you remember his legacy with the team, this specific moment is not one of the first moments that jumps to mind, even with the significance.
It is an important moment, hence why it is eighth, but even Rivers himself did not react all that incredibly.
7. Passing Dan Fouts in passing yards
This is essentially the same situation as passing Fouts in touchdowns, but it does rank higher for a reason. This came on a primetime win for the Chargers which snapped a 10-game losing streak against the AFC West, so it got a bit more of the spotlight.