12:12 PM EDT, Sat August 01, 2015
Bolts From The Blue 19 hours ago

Philip Rivers and Chargers still discussing new contract

After a few statements yesterday it looked like contract talks between Rivers and the Chargers had fizzled out, according to Jason Cole, that may not be the case. During the press conference following the first day of training camp yesterday, Philip Rivers deflected contract questions and general manager Tom Telesco made a pretty strong statement about focusing on the now and not worrying about 2016 or beyond. All of this lead to the feeling that contract talks between Rivers and the team had pretty much fizzled out and Rivers would be "playing out the season" as he said he would throughout...

Rough offseason over, Rivers ready to roll

Chargers quarterback excited to focus on football as training camp set to start.
Bolts From The Blue Jul 21, 2015

San Diego Chargers hoping for new Philip Rivers deal before Training Camp

According to Ian Rapoport, the San Diego Chargers are hoping to have their star QB signed to a long-term contract extension in the next week. Timetables are good, and the San Diego Chargers just set one. The San Diego Chargers have stressed all offseason that their plan is to secure a new Philip Rivers contract that will keep the quarterback with the organization through the end of his career.The Bolts now hope that a new long-term deal will be in place before training camp, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Monday's edition of NFL Total Access.Source Chargers training camp kicks...
Chargers Gab Jul 20, 2015

Little Urgency Coming From Rivers About New Deal with Chargers

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers arrived in 2004 and began a current streak of 153 consecutive starts, playoff games included, in 2006. But little with these Chargers is certain beyond this year, even with Rivers. As training camp nears, Rivers remains under contract through 2015 and 2015 alone. His expressed comfort in allowing the year to […]

Philip Rivers still a Chargers constant

Rivers, Kellen Clemens part of QB stability, but the outlook after 2015 is less certain.
Chargers Gab Jul 7, 2015

HOF TE Shannon Sharpe Says Antonio Gates “Cheated the Game”

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates claims he never “knowingly ingested” the banned substance that led to his four-game suspension for PEDs and he blames a supplement with an incomplete list of ingredients for the drug test results. Many NFL figures including his quarterback Philip Rivers are accepting that explanation but Hall-of-Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe […]
Bolts From The Blue Jul 7, 2015

Philip Rivers defends Antonio Gates

Gates has been Rivers’ favorite target since El Capitan’s first start in 2006. How do Rivers and the rest of the team feel about the four game suspension? In a recent interview on 1090 AM, Philip Rivers showed a little more of how he leads this team.  It was an interview in which PR staunchly defended the only receiver he has had in every season he has been a Charger.  In the 13 minutes interview, Rivers cited his friendship with Gates and was "certain" that Gates made an inadvertent mistake in taking whatever it was that got him suspended for four games. Rivers "knew this was...

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