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Another week, another challenge for Philip Rivers, Chargers

Two of the first three quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft have Super Bowl Rings to their credit. Is 2018 the year Philip Rivers joins Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger as a member of the club? Quarterback Philip Rivers of the San Diego Los Angeles Chargers has battled through a fair amount in his 15-year NFL career.
Traded on his first day for a player who never wanted to play in San Diego (Eli Manning), Rivers then sat behind future Super Bowl winner Drew Brees (with the New Orleans Saints in 2010) for two seasons before finally getting his shot.
In his 13 seasons as a starting quarterback, Rivers has won has many as 14 games in a season and as little as 4. He's played through injuries big and small and watched as superstars left San Diego for (seemingly) greener pastures. Rivers has also watched as his offensive line was a sieve for many seasons, allowing sack after sack, including 49 times in 2012.
Through it all, Rivers keeps smiling, keeps competing…