Philip Rivers

NFL Draft
The Trade That Was Never Going to Happen
The Trade That Was Never Going to Happen
All those rumors of huge offers for the No. 2 pick? Didn’t happen. The Titans never got an offer they seriously considered. That’s because Tennessee made sure everyone knew exactly what they thought of Marcus Mariota: He was always going to be their quarterback of the future
By Peter King
Monday Morning Quarterback
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Begins at No. 2
Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2
With the draft three days away, the Titans still are willing to deal the second pick—Browns? Jets? Eagles?—but acquiring Philip Rivers from San Diego is growing less likely. Plus, why this draft is unpredictable, how it’ll look in Chicago and more
By Peter King
Business of Football
The Stars May Align for Blockbuster Trades
The Stars May Align for Blockbuster Trades
With Adrian Peterson and Philip Rivers, we might see two high-profile trades that make sense for all four teams ... plus, five thoughts on Tim Tebow going to Philly
By Andrew Brandt
Weekend Notes
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?
Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real
By Greg A. Bedard
Countdown to Draft Day
T-Minus 14 Days: Why Team Visits Don’t Matter
Why Team Visits Don’t Matter
Pre-draft visits by prospects get a lot of media attention, but many are calculated ruses by teams looking to gain an advantage. Remember Blake Bortles? Plus, the draft’s best corner (in his own mind) and the first running back off the board
By Robert Klemko
The MMQB Mailbag
The Rivers Rumors
The Rivers Rumors
The dots are being connected on a possible big trade between the Chargers and Titans, involving Philip Rivers and the No. 2 pick. Will it happen? Plus, readers make the case for which retired safeties are worthy of Hall of Fame enshrinement
By Peter King
Analytics
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
The Case for Tony Romo and Philip Rivers
Discussions on the best quarterback of the past decade generally land on four names—Manning, Brady, Brees, Rodgers. But there's an argument to be made for two more additions, both of whom are having MVP-like seasons in 2014
Open Field
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
How Philip Rivers Raised His Game
He’s always had the talent and the stats, but under the new regime San Diego’s longtime quarterback has become a more complete player and stronger leader. At age 32 he’s lifted himself into MVP contention and has the Chargers looking like a Super Bowl team
By Robert Klemko
Monday Morning Quarterback
The Best Players So Far
The Best Players So Far
With nearly a quarter of the season in the books, we take stock of the MVP race and find some new names at the top. Plus, Steve Smith Sr. torches his old team, Teddy Bridgewater’s brilliant debut, Roger Goodell gets an earful in Texas and the night the football world watched baseball
By Peter King
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