By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Rivers spent 16 seasons in the league with the Chargers franchise. After being traded for Eli Manning in the 2004 NFL Draft, Rivers began his career with the team when they were located in San Diego, California.
Then, he played for the team when they relocated to the Los Angeles area. Last off-season, he signed with the Colts.
“It’s just time,” Rivers told the San Diego Union-Tribune late Tuesday night from his home in Indianapolis, where earlier this month he completed his only season with the Colts. “It’s just right.”
Rivers guided the Colts to an 11-5 regular-season record. Then, during the playoffs, the Buffalo Bills ended their season.
The 11-5 regular-season record was his best as a starter since a 12-4 record in 2018. In 240 starts, he went 134-106.
In his career, he has gone 5,277 of 8,134 for 63,440 yards. He is fifth on the all-time passing list.
Also, he has 421 touchdown passes and 209 interceptions.
His final season saw Rivers go 369 of 543 for 4,169 yards. He had 24 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions.
“I can sit here and say, ‘I can still throw it. I love to play,’” Rivers said. “But that’s always going to be there. I’m excited to go coach high school football.”
He’ll serve as the St. Michael Catholic High School head football coach in Fairhope, Alabama.
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