Philip Rivers

Drafted:Round 1 (#4 overall), 2004
College:North Carolina State

Current Salary Information

Philip Rivers signed a 7 year / $95.40 million contract with the San Diego Chargers, including a $19,550,000 signing bonus, $44,150,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $13,628,571.

Contract: 7 yr(s) / $95,400,000 Signing Bonus $19,550,000 Average Salary $13,628,571 Guaranteed: $44,150,000 Free Agent: 2016 / Unrestricted
Year Base Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Dead
2009 6,000,000 5,185,000 - 1,325,000 - 1,625,000 - 14,135,000 40,285,000
2010 6,600,000 3,910,000 - 1,200,000 - - - 11,710,000 26,150,000
2011 8,400,000 3,910,000 - 1,200,000 - - - 13,510,000 22,530,000
2012 10,200,000 3,910,000 - 1,200,000 - - - 15,310,000 11,420,000
2013 7,000,000 3,910,000 - 1,200,000 - 1,666,666 - 13,776,666 11,310,001
2014 13,800,000 - - 1,200,000 - 1,666,666 - 16,666,666 4,533,334
2015 15,750,000 - - - - 1,666,668 - 17,416,668 1,666,667
2016 UFA
  • $38.5 million initially guaranteed guaranteed
  • $6M of 2011 salary fully guarantees at the end of the 2010 season
  • 2010 Option Bonus: $6 million
  • 2013 Restructure: $5 million / 3 years
Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from the NFLPA, Rotoworld, & OvertheCap.

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Fines

Team Reason Games Susp. Amount Date  
SD Taunting $7,500.00 09/18/2009

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Sep 6 2013
Restructured 2013 salary from $12 million to $7 million with San Diego (SD)
Aug 24 2009
Signed a 6 year $91,8 million contract extension with San Diego (SD)
Aug 23 2004
Signed a 6 year $40.5 million contract with San Diego (SD)
Apr 20 2004
Drafted by New York (NYG): Round 1 (#4 overall)
Apr 20 2004
Traded to San Diego (SD) from New York (NYG) for Eli Manning, a 2004 3rd round pick and a 2005 1st and 5th round pick