On May 11, Pro Football Focus started announcing their 101 best players from the past decade over on their Twitter account, starting with former Chiefs safety Eric Berry at No. 101.
As I am writing this, they have yet to finish announcing the team, but so far five current and former Chargers have been named. The first of them was wide receiver Keenan Allen at No. 83. The second? Well that was none other than Philip Rivers, the now “former” quarterback of the Bolts. He comes in at No. 64 and the eighth-highest signal-caller on the list.
No. 64 on the #PFFAllDecade101— PFF (@PFF) May 12, 2020
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From 2010-2019, Rivers started all 160 games during the regular season and threw for 44,320 yards with 291 touchdowns and 153 interceptions. He also averaged 277.0 yards per game and had a 65.2 completion percentage.
His decade-high in passing yards was 4,792 yards in 2015 while his highest touchdown total came in 2016 with 33. He also registered 17 fourth-quarter comebacks during the decade.
After starting the first four years of his career with a shiny 46-18 record, Rivers and the Chargers struggled for most of the 2010s, finishing with a 77-83 overall record this past decade.
In his four postseason starts across two playoff appearances (2013, 2018), Rivers threw for 836 yards with six touchdowns and a single interception.