The Philip Rivers era in San Diego is officially over, his last season with the Chargers ironically came as Eli Manning who was traded by the Chargers to the New York Giants for Rivers in the 2004 draft retired.
Unlike Eli Manning, Philip Rivers is not quite ready to hang it up and would like to continue playing quarterback in the NFL for a new team, even if his skills aren’t as elite as they once were.
This offseason will feature a bevy of quarterbacks available on the free-agent market including Tom Brady and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott to name a few. With solid options available in the open market Philip Rivers will have to hope his resume will get a team to take a chance on bringing him in.
Regarding his future in the league, Philip Rivers had this to say to the Los Angeles Times:
“I can say for certain that if I’m playing, its a two year maximum.” “Whoever the suitors are, I think that would be their hope as well. Because you never know how it goes. Shoot, if we stink it up after one year, I’m probably done. If we play really good, then I probably want to again.”
With the off-season in full swing for the NFL we will have our answer soon as to which teams if any are interested in the services of Philip Rivers, and how long they might want to secure those services.
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