Rivers reunites with Frank Reich, who was his QB coach and then offensive coordinator in San Diego from 2013 to 2015, when he averaged 282 yards and 1.91 touchdowns and just 0.88 interceptions while completing 67.3% of his passes for a 7.64 YPA. Rivers is way past his prime, but Reich should be able to get the best he has to offer at this point of his career. He offers high-end QB2 upside as the 24th quarterback off the board in early drafts.
Philip Rivers ends his 16-year tenure with the Chargers as their all-time leader in passing yards (59,271), passing touchdowns (397) and completions (4,908). He joins the Colts having started every game since 2006 and inherits a talented offense featuring T.Y. Hilton, Marlon Mack and third-year wideout Zach Pascal.
“In anything you do, it’s the people you do it with that make it special. There are so many relationships and memories with coaches, support staff and teammates that will last forever, and for that I am so thankful."
Having started every game for the organization since 2006, Rivers ends his 16-year tenure with the Chargers as their all-time leader in passing yards (59,271), passing touchdowns (397) and completions (4,908). He'll explore free agency this offseason so look for the 38-year old's name to be thrown around the rumor mill.
With one game left in his 16th season and in the final year of his deal, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers continues to field questions about his future.
As it stands now, Rivers, 38, appears to be making something pretty clear: He still wants to play.
Rivers said he feels he's capable physically and mentally to continue to play but does want to take time to talk it over with his family. Ultimately, the story said, the Chargers have to decide if they want Rivers back.