Dec. 29 1:48 PM PT2:48 PM MT3:48 PM CT4:48 PM ET21:48 GMT5:48 AM 北京时间2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST3:48 PM CT1:48 UAE (+1)16:48 ET19:48 - Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers says he doesn't know if he's going to need surgery on his ailing back now that the Chargers' season is over. Says Rivers: "I can't rule it out but it's too early to know." Analysis: Late in the season, reports surfaced that Rivers had a bulging disc in his lower back. Rivers wouldn't confirm or deny it Monday, but added that "it's not exactly accurate." Rivers says talking about injuries "does no good. It's self-serving. ... My injuries had nothing to do with whether I threw it good or threw it bad." Rivers was sacked seven times Sunday and threw two interception as the Chargers were knocked out of playoff contention in a 19-7 loss at Kansas City.
Dec. 23 4:35 PM PT5:35 PM MT6:35 PM CT7:35 PM ET0:35 GMT8:35 AM 北京时间5:35 PM MST7:35 PM EST6:35 PM CT4:35 UAE (+1)19:35 ET22:35 - Rivers practiced Tuesday and said he's not feeling the effects of back and rib injuries. Analysis: Rivers declined to confirm or deny reports he has a bulging disc in his back. He's been listed on the injury report as having back and chest injuries. Rivers sat out two practices last week and then led a dramatic comeback in a 38-35 overtime victory at San Francisco on Saturday night.
Dec. 21 5:48 AM PT6:48 AM MT7:48 AM CT8:48 AM ET13:48 GMT9:48 PM 北京时间6:48 AM MST8:48 AM EST7:48 AM CT17:48 UAE8:48 ET11:48 - Rivers amazed the football world Saturday. Analysis: Rivers was 33 of 54 for 356 yards with four TDs as he helped the Chargers prevail after trailing by 21 at the half. His three interceptions became an afterthought as he gets ready to face the Chiefs next.
Dec. 18 11:37 AM PT12:37 PM MT1:37 PM CT2:37 PM ET19:37 GMT3:37 AM 北京时间12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST1:37 PM CT23:37 UAE14:37 ET17:37 - Rivers was back at practice Thursday, and by all accounts it was a perfect one. "Philip had an outstanding day. The ball did not hit the ground today in all the throws he made," coach Mike McCoy said. Analysis: The San Diego Chargers quarterback returned a day after sitting out practice in order to rest chest and back injuries. He expects to play at San Francisco on Saturday night, when the Chargers (8-6) hope to keep their playoff chances alive.
Dec. 17 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET22:28 GMT6:28 AM 北京时间3:28 PM MST5:28 PM EST4:28 PM CT2:28 UAE (+1)17:28 ET20:28 - Rivers didn't practice Wednesday, although he participated in a morning walkthrough and said he expects to play Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers. Says Rivers: "At this point in the week I have no doubt" about playing when the Chargers (8-6) try to keep alive their playoff hopes. Analysis: He's listed as having chest and back injuries, although the team hasn't been specific about them. Many people suspect he has a rib injury. Rivers says he hates not practicing, but adds: "Practicing today just wouldn't have been beneficial moving toward Saturday."
Dec. 4 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET22:41 GMT6:41 AM 北京时间3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST4:41 PM CT2:41 UAE (+1)17:41 ET20:41 - Rivers was on Thursday's injury report with an ailing chest. Analysis: According to coach Mike McCoy, Rivers took his regular practice snaps. "He was a sore like you can be after playing a physical game on Sunday," McCoy said. "But he did everything."
Dec. 1 10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET18:07 GMT2:07 AM 北京时间11:07 AM MST1:07 PM EST12:07 PM CT22:07 UAE13:07 ET16:07 - Rivers went 34 for 45 for 383 yards and three touchdowns Sunday against the Ravens. Analysis: This was a season-high passing game for Rivers, who also had thrown two TDs in his previous three contests.
Nov. 24 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET20:20 GMT4:20 AM 北京时间1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST2:20 PM CT0:20 UAE (+1)15:20 ET18:20 - Rivers put up better numbers Sunday, but still threw a pick-6 in a 27-24 home win over St. Louis. Analysis: He went 29 of 35 for 291 yards with a touchdown and an interception Sunday after totaling 331 yards with one score and three picks over his previous two games.
Nov. 21 12:31 PM PT1:31 PM MT2:31 PM CT3:31 PM ET20:31 GMT4:31 AM 北京时间1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST2:31 PM CT0:31 UAE (+1)15:31 ET18:31 - Rivers practiced again Friday and should start against the visiting St. Louis Rams. Analysis: Tight end Antonio Gates said earlier this week that Rivers, who has struggled while the Chargers have lost three of their past four games, had a "severe rib injury."
Nov. 19 7:31 PM PT8:31 PM MT9:31 PM CT10:31 PM ET3:31 GMT11:31 AM 北京时间8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST9:31 PM CT7:31 UAE (+1)22:31 ET1:31 - Rivers was listed on the San Diego Chargers' practice report Wednesday as having a chest injury. Analysis: Rivers was listed as a full participant and coach Mike McCoy said the quarterback will play Sunday against St. Louis. McCoy refused to be specific when asked if it was a rib injury. Tight end Antonio Gates was praising Rivers' toughness when he let it slip that the quarterback has been dealing with "a very severe rib injury" for the last three or four weeks.
Nov. 17 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET22:44 GMT6:44 AM 北京时间3:44 PM MST5:44 PM EST4:44 PM CT2:44 UAE (+1)17:44 ET20:44 - Chargers coach Mike McCoy has refuted star tight end Antonio Gates' comment that Rivers has a severe rib injury. Analysis: Rivers was injured twice in Sunday's 13-6 victory against winless Oakland but remained in the game. Afterward, while commenting on Rivers' toughness, Gates said: "For those who don't know, he's been dealing with a rib injury, a very severe rib injury. So he's been toughing it out these last three, four weeks."
Nov. 3 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET22:28 GMT6:28 AM 北京时间3:28 PM MST5:28 PM EST4:28 PM CT2:28 UAE (+1)17:28 ET20:28 - Sunday was one of Rivers' worst performances as a pro. Analysis: Rivers completed 12 of 23 passes for 138 yards, no touchdowns and three interceptions as his Chargers were blown out by 37 points. It was Rivers' first game without a touchdown this season.
Oct. 24 5:27 AM PT6:27 AM MT7:27 AM CT8:27 AM ET12:27 GMT8:27 PM 北京时间5:27 AM MST7:27 AM EST7:27 AM CT16:27 UAE8:27 ET10:27 - Rivers finished 30 of 41 for 252 yards with three TDs and two interceptions Thursday. Analysis: Rivers has thrown 20 TDs this season, but three of his five picks have come in the last two games.
Oct. 20 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET15:15 GMT11:15 PM 北京时间8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST10:15 AM CT19:15 UAE11:15 ET13:15 - Rivers completed 17 of 31 passes for 205 yards - his lowest total of the season - in Sunday's loss to Kansas City. Analysis: It was a rare off-week for Rivers, who tossed two touchdowns and one interception. He notched his lowest passer rating since Week 1.
Oct. 13 10:36 AM PT11:36 AM MT12:36 PM CT1:36 PM ET17:36 GMT1:36 AM 北京时间10:36 AM MST12:36 PM EST12:36 PM CT21:36 UAE13:36 ET16:36 - Rivers was 22 of 34 for 313 yards and three TDs in Sunday's win over Oakland. Analysis: Rivers continues to enjoy an MVP-caliber season and leads the NFL with a 117.6 passer rating.
Oct. 6 11:53 AM PT12:53 PM MT1:53 PM CT2:53 PM ET18:53 GMT2:53 AM 北京时间11:53 AM MST1:53 PM EST1:53 PM CT22:53 UAE14:53 ET17:53 - Rivers completed 20 of 28 passes Sunday for 288 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Analysis: Rivers is rolling. Over his last four games, Rivers has tossed 11 touchdowns and has a 127.6 passer rating. His 70.3 completion percentage ranks first in the NFL.
Sep. 29 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET15:15 GMT11:15 PM 北京时间8:15 AM MST10:15 AM EST10:15 AM CT19:15 UAE11:15 ET14:15 - Rivers threw for 377 yards and three more touchdowns in Sunday's 33-14 win over Jacksonville. Analysis: Rivers now has nine scores and just one interception on the year. His 114.5 passer rating ranks first in the NFL.
Sep. 22 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 AM 北京时间12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST2:59 PM CT23:59 UAE15:59 ET18:59 - Rivers turned in another efficient performance to continue his excellent start, going 18 of 25 for 256 yards and two TDs in Sunday's win at Buffalo. Analysis: Rivers' 108.3 rating through three games ranks third in the NFL.
Sep. 15 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET20:27 GMT4:27 AM 北京时间1:27 PM MST3:27 PM EST3:27 PM CT0:27 UAE (+1)16:27 ET19:27 - Rivers completed 28 of 37 passes for 284 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday's win over Seattle. Analysis: These are strong numbers against a strong defense and an improvement over his Week 1 line against Arizona. Another test could be coming in Week 3 against a Buffalo team that has allowed a total of 30 points and 369 passing yards in two wins.
Feb. 1 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET23:19 GMT7:19 AM 北京时间4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST5:19 PM CT3:19 UAE (+1)18:19 ET21:19 - Rivers' turnaround season has earned him The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of the Year award. Analysis: Rivers led the San Diego Chargers to a wild-card playoff spot with four straight victories to close out the schedule, giving them a 9-7 record. He led the league with a 69.5 completion percentage and threw for 32 TDs against 11 interceptions. He received 13 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. The balloting announced Saturday night was so widespread that 12 players got votes. Finishing behind Rivers were Denver running back Knowshon Moreno and Philadelphia left tackle Jason Peters with eight selections apiece. Tampa Bay cornerback Darrelle Revis got six votes. Rivers is the second Chargers quarterback to win the award; the man he replaced, Drew Brees, won in 2004.