Philip Rivers

Open Field
The Next Best Thing
The Next Best Thing
Working with a new head coach and throwing to a rookie wideout, Philip Rivers completed nearly 70% of his throws while boosting touchdowns and limiting interceptions in 2013. A decade into his career, it was all a matter of timing
By Robert Klemko
MMQB Fantasy
UPDATED Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks
UPDATED Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterbacks
Fueled by insider information and analysis, we present The MMQB fantasy football rankings
Deep Dive
Chargers Preview: Back for More, Better than Before
Chargers Preview: Back for More, Better than Before
Philip Rivers experienced a mid-career resurgence under new coach Mike McCoy and led San Diego to the playoffs last season. With flexible personnel on offense and an adaptive defense, this team is primed for another postseason
By Andy Benoit
Training Camp 2014
Chargers Report: The Word of the Day is ‘Confidence’
Chargers Report: The Word of the Day is ‘Confidence’
They're a playoff team returning intact and healthy. A stacked division might be the only thing that holds the Chargers back
By Robert Klemko
Weekend Notes
The Quiet Chargers
The Quiet Chargers
Remember San Diego? Plucky little bunch, won a playoff game and took the eventual AFC champs to the wire? Yeah, they're back and feeling all kinds of confident heading into 2014. Plus, notes on the playbook 'scandal' and more
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
A Father’s Life Lessons
A Father’s Life Lessons
We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans
By Robert Klemko
Monday Morning Quarterback
Locker-Room Culture Change Starts Now
Locker-Room Culture Change Starts Now
The NFL begins its three-week, 32-team journey to improve the workplace environment. Plus, celebrating 25 years at Sports Illustrated, an owner talks Los Angeles and London, commencement speeches and a travel note to beat 'em all
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Why Your Playoff Team Didn’t Reach XLVIII: AFC
Sagging run defense. Woeful QB protection. Unexpected injuries. For the Colts, Chiefs, Bengals, Chargers and Patriots, the reasons they didn't survive and advance ran the gamut and gave them plenty to think about in the offseason
By Andy Benoit
West Coast State of Mind
Clear Eyes. Full Heart. Can’t Lose?
Clear Eyes. Full Heart. Can't Lose?
Philip Rivers has led other Chargers teams, with arguably more talent and greater expectations, and come up short. So why believe in him (and them) this year? Because something has changed in the way the 10-year veteran thinks and acts
By Jim Trotter
Window Into the Weekend
Previewing Broncos-Chargers
Week 10 Preview: Broncos-Chargers
It’s Peyton Manning versus Philip Rivers as Peter King takes a look at the big Week 10 AFC West matchup
By Peter King