Philip Rivers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Sam Hartman completed 23 of 36 passes for 280 yards and three touchdowns in what was expected to be his final game with Wake Forest, a 27-17 win over Missouri in the Gasparilla Bowl on Friday night.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two touchdown connections in the Super Bowl, then two more in a season-opening victory.
HOUSTON (AP) — Last season was a terrible one for the Houston Texans as they started 0-4 to cost coach Bill O’Brien his job and finished 4-12 after winning the AFC South the previous two seasons.
Retired quarterback Philip Rivers has won the Pro Football Writers of America’s Good Guy Award for his cooperation with reporters.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could.
It’s difficult to sneak up on anybody in the NFL, given the attention the sport commands.

Yet the Indianapolis Colts have been something of a secret at 6-3.
Philip Rivers could hardly believe the sound of silence when his Indianapolis Colts played in Detroit the first time the Lions let 250 family members and friends attend.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coaches and quarterbacks change for the Indianapolis Colts. What remains the same is they keep beating Tennessee in its own building.
It’s Labor Day weekend, when every team has a perfect record and spouts optimistic claims of reaching untold heights, energizing their fan base.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers spent more than a decade picking apart the Indianapolis Colts and irritating their fans.
Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.

Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl, foiling Ben Roethlisberger twice and Kordell Stewart once, and splitting
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense.
Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in.

Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger.

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OPENING LINE — Chargers by 16 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chargers 1-2, Miami 0-3
Given the many variables that go into developing an elite quarterback, Jim Kelly can’t even imagine assessing what to make of last year’s group of five first-round draft picks as they enter their sophomore seasons.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady typically shrugs off any mention of records or milestones he sets.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed seven players in the Pro Bowl, including safety Derwin James, one of six rookies across the league to make the game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Arrowhead Stadium was already emptying by the time Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers jogged to the locker room, triumphantly waving his hand as a satisfying cascade of boos washed over him.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — After a record-breaking day, Philip Rivers was quick to credit the guys on the receiving end of his pinpoint passes.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jahleel Addae saw Russell Wilson’s pass coming in his direction. He didn’t see David Moore running open behind him in the back of the end zone, and as the pass floated past, Addae reached out his right arm as far as he could.
The Vikings head into two bye week practices as the winners of four straight, behind a quarterback who has directed all but six quarters of their 6-2 start.
There’s no telling what Peyton Manning will do.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal was taken off a practice field in an ambulance after landing hard on his back after making a catch in practice Saturday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mike McCoy came away with a few observations following the San Diego Chargers’ voluntary minicamp.