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Philip Rivers Embed This

Quarterback Age: 37 Exp: 15 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#4 overall), 2004 College: North Carolina State Agent(s): CAA Sports

Chargers – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Philip Rivers signed a 4 year, $83,250,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $65,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,812,500. In 2019, Rivers will earn a base salary of $11,000,000 and a roster bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $23,000,000 and a dead cap value of $12,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $83,250,000
    Signing Bonus $22,500,000
    Average Salary $20,812,500
    Total Guarantees $65,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $37,500,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Restructure Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2015 Contract details by year 33 $15,000,000 $4,500,000 - $1,666,668 $21,166,668 $37,500,000 $32,007,656($32,007,656)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $37,500,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-16,333,332 Pre-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $37,500,000 2015 Cap Savings: $-16,333,332 Post-6/1 Release 2015 Dead Cap: $19,500,000 2016 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2015 Cap Savings: $1,666,668 Post-6/1 Trade 2015 Dead Cap: $19,500,000 2016 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2015 Cap Savings: $1,666,668
    2016 Contract details by year 34 $10,500,000 $4,500,000 - $1,500,000 $16,500,000 $34,500,000 $22,000,000($54,007,656)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $34,500,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-18,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $24,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $-7,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $16,500,000 2017 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $6,000,000 2017 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2016 Cap Savings: $10,500,000
    2017 Contract details by year 35 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 - $2,500,000 $18,000,000 $32,000,000 $14,000,000($68,007,656)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $32,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-14,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $21,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $18,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2018 Contract details by year 36 $10,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $22,000,000 $19,000,000 $15,000,000($83,007,656)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $19,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $14,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $8,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $10,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $7,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $15,000,000
    2019 Contract details by year 37 $11,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $23,000,000 $12,000,000 $16,000,000($99,007,656)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $11,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $12,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $11,000,000
    2020 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $37.5 million initially guaranteed (signing bonus + 2015 base salary)
    • $16.5M 2016 salary becomes fully guaranteed on 2/09/16
    • $11M of 2017 salary becomes fully guaranteed on the 2/7/2017)
    • 2018 Roster Bonus: $5M (3/16/2018)
    • 2019 Roster Bonus: $5M (due 3/15/2019)
    • No Trade Clause all 5 years
    • 2016 Restructure: $6M / 4 years

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2015

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $91,800,000
    Signing Bonus $19,550,000
    Average Salary $15,300,000
    Guaranteed $38,150,000
    Free Agent: 0 /
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Restruc. Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2009 27 $6,000,000 $5,185,000 $1,325,000 - $1,625,000 $14,135,000 $40,285,000 $25,550,000($25,550,000)
    2010 28 $6,600,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - - $11,710,000 $26,150,000 $12,600,000($38,150,000)
    2011 29 $8,400,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - - $13,510,000 $22,530,000 $8,400,000($46,550,000)
    2012 30 $10,200,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - - $15,310,000 $11,420,000 $10,200,000($56,750,000)
    2013 31 $7,000,000 $3,910,000 $1,200,000 - $1,666,666 $13,776,666 $11,310,001 $12,000,000($68,750,000)
    2014 32 $13,800,000 - $1,200,000 - $1,666,666 $16,666,666 $4,533,334 $13,800,000($82,550,000)
    2015 33 $15,750,000 - - - $1,666,668 $17,416,668 $1,666,668 $15,750,000($98,300,000)
    Free agent year 34  
    • $32.15 million initially guaranteed (Signing Bonus + 2009/10 base salaries)
    • $6M of 2011 salary fully guarantees at the end of the 2010 season
    • 2010 Option Bonus: $6 million
    • 2013 Restructure: $5 million / 3 years
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $230,000 $7,650,000 $1,075,000 - - - - $8,955,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings $305,000 - - - - $6,625,000 $1,950,000 $8,880,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings $425,000 - - - - - $4,325,000 $4,750,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $5,750,000 - - - $4,875,000 - $-1,300,000 $9,325,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - - - - $-1,050,000 $5,450,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 $19,550,000 - - - - - $25,550,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $6,600,000 - - - - $6,000,000 - $12,600,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $8,400,000 - - - - - - $8,400,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $10,200,000 - - - - - - $10,200,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - $5,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,800,000 - - - - - - $13,800,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 $17,000,000 - - - - $7,656 $32,007,656
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 $5,500,000 - - $6,000,000 - - $22,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - - $3,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $15,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $16,000,000
    16 seasons $122,710,000 $49,700,000 $11,075,000 - $18,875,000 $12,625,000 $3,932,656 $218,917,656
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    13 seasons Player Cash Earnings $90,710,000 $49,700,000 $1,075,000 - $15,875,000 $12,625,000 - $173,917,656
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $32,000,000 - $10,000,000 - $3,000,000 - - $45,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/18/2009, $7,500

      Taunting against Oakland (OAK)


    • TOTAL: $7,500

  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Philip Rivers ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 LAC 11 11 11 736 0.992 416 268 64.4 3169 288.09 15 14 85.51 10 24 0 6 159.16
    2018 LAC 16 16 16 965 0.969 508 347 68.3 4308 269.25 32 12 105.5 18 7 0 2 285.02
    2017 LAC 16 16 16 1028 0.966 575 360 62.6 4515 282.19 28 10 95.96 18 -2 0 8 270.4
    2016 SD 16 16 16 1064 0.995 578 349 60.4 4386 274.13 33 21 87.91 14 35 0 9 258.94
    2015 SD 16 16 16 1158 0.987 661 437 66.1 4792 299.50 29 13 93.81 17 28 0 4 280.48
    2014 SD 16 16 16 1053 0.986 570 379 66.5 4286 267.88 31 18 93.79 38 104 0 8 265.84
    2013 SD 16 16 16 1098 0.989 544 378 69.5 4478 279.88 32 11 105.47 28 72 0 3 287.42
    2012 SD 16 16 16 1025 1.000 527 338 64.1 3606 225.38 26 15 88.63 27 40 0 15 208.24
    2011 SD 16 16 16 582 366 62.9 4624 289.00 27 20 88.74 26 36 1 9 254.56
    2010 SD 16 16 16 541 357 66 4710 294.38 30 13 101.82 29 52 0 7 281.6
    2009 SD 16 16 16 486 317 65.2 4254 265.88 28 9 104.4 26 50 1 6 269.16
    2008 SD 16 16 16 478 312 65.3 4009 250.56 34 11 105.54 31 84 0 8 278.76
    2007 SD 16 16 16 460 277 60.2 3152 197.00 21 15 82.45 29 33 1 11 177.38
    2006 SD 16 16 16 460 284 61.7 3388 211.75 22 9 92.01 48 49 0 8 208.42
    Totals 219 219 219 8,127 - 7,386 4,769 64.6 57,677 263.37 388 191 - 359 612 3 104 3,485.38