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Seven Truths & Three Lies:  Philip Rivers

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers is one of the most intense players in the league.

 

A fiery leader, he led the Charger back into the playoffs last year and looks to go even further this year.

 

Let’s find out how well you know P.R.

 

Below are ten supercharged facts about Philip Rivers.  Seven of them are straight up bolts of truth, but three of them are shocking lies!

 

Your mission is to guess which are the lies and then post a comment to let everyone know.

 

1. He was born in Decatur, Alabama.

 

2. He played QB at Athens High School while his dad was the head coach.

 

3. Rivers attended the University of North Carolina where he was a four-year starter at QB.

 

4. In the 2004 NFL Draft he was selected 3rd overall by the New York Giants, but then traded to the San Diego Chargers for QB Eli Manning.

 

5. He spent his first two seasons as a back up for QB Drew Brees, before assuming the starting role in 2006.

 

6. He has been named to 5 Pro Bowl teams.

 

7. He wears number 17 in honor of his father, who wore the same number.

 

8. He and his wife have seven children.

 

9.  His middle name is Rocky.

 

10. He and Antonio Gates hold the NFL record for the most touchdowns between a single Quarterback and Tight End (60).

 

 

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  • San Diego Chargers

    April 24, 2015

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    Philip

  • San Diego Chargers

    September 7, 2014

    ianhockeyguy · draftee

    phillip went to north carolina state not unc

  • San Diego Chargers

    July 24, 2014

    1holygod · practice squad

    i want to be like pr some day

  • San Diego Chargers

    June 11, 2014

    rory5 · draftee

    3 4 9

  • San Diego Chargers

    June 11, 2014

    rory5 · draftee

    3 4 9

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    June 6, 2014

    v80v90 · starter

    4/10/9

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 22, 2014

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    philip rivers was backup on 2004 and 2005

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 21, 2014

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    beastmode2013 he was a backup for 2 years.

  • Seattle Seahawks

    May 19, 2014

    beastmode2013 · draftee

    he was drew brees backup for ONE year

  • Seattle Seahawks

    May 19, 2014

    beastmode2013 · draftee

    3, 5 and 9

  • Denver Broncos

    May 19, 2014

    jojo123465 · draftee

    booo you sawke

  • Pittsburgh Steelers

    May 18, 2014

    troy123ben · draftee

    akaal he has 7 kids

  • Denver Broncos

    May 17, 2014

    jdm18 · draftee

    # 4 is correct

  • Pittsburgh Steelers

    May 17, 2014

    troy123ben · draftee

    3 it was NC State 4 he was #4 overall 9 his middle name is michael

  • Houston Texans

    May 16, 2014

    99jjwatt · practice squad

    728

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 16, 2014

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    vikingfan728 number 10 is right

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 16, 2014

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    what if philip rivers middle name is rocky? it might be.People will never know.

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 16, 2014

    chargerfanhopes · starter

    number 4 is wrong because philip rivers was drafted in the number 4th pick in the first round of the 2004 draft!

  • Baltimore Ravens

    May 16, 2014

    akaal · veteran

    there is 4 wrong. 3 it was nc state, 4 he was drafted 4th overall, 8 he has 6 kids and 9 his middle name is michael

  • New England Patriots

    May 16, 2014

    raidersck2004 · starter

    booo

  • New England Patriots

    May 16, 2014

    perrincg · 2nd string

    he was drafted 2nd overall in the 2004 draft

  • New York Giants

    May 15, 2014

    baylygiants · draftee

    3, 6 and 9

  • Miami Dolphins

    May 15, 2014

    jayspin32 · starter

    we beat him last December i think

  • Miami Dolphins

    May 15, 2014

    jayspin32 · starter

    Rivers is a goon

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 15, 2014

    bamwhat1732 · draftee

    heyaggiebug yes it is i am a philip rivers now it all so thats not true it was 2004 not 2014

  • San Diego Chargers

    May 15, 2014

    bamwhat1732 · draftee

    347

  • Dallas Cowboys

    May 15, 2014

    chrisbrowntexans · draftee

    2, 3, and 5

  • Seattle Seahawks

    May 15, 2014

    beastmode2013 · draftee

    4 6 and 10

  • San Francisco 49ers

    May 15, 2014

    acp4377 · draftee

    492

  • Minnesota Vikings

    May 15, 2014

    vikingfan728 · mvp

    4, 9, 10

  • Denver Broncos

    May 15, 2014

    bee2324 · veteran

    4, 9, and 2

  • Green Bay Packers

    May 14, 2014

    packfan892 · 2nd string

    4 5 8

  • Denver Broncos

    May 14, 2014

    rockintucker · practice squad

    My neighbor gets to practice with the chargers. He might get to be drafted to the Ducks:)

  • Washington Redskins

    May 14, 2014

    madbruu · veteran

    3, 4, 6

  • Seattle Seahawks

    May 14, 2014

    6jetsrock · draftee

    10, 9, 5

  • Houston Texans

    May 14, 2014

    aggiebug · practice squad

    number 4 is not a lie

  • Pittsburgh Steelers

    May 14, 2014

    troy123ben · draftee

    4, 9, and 2

  • Baltimore Ravens

    May 14, 2014

    akaal · veteran

    4, 8 and 9

  • New England Patriots

    May 14, 2014

    raidersck2004 · starter

    first

  • Green Bay Packers

    May 14, 2014

    jstar101 · rookie

    qst