Los Angeles Chargers Want Philip Rivers To Be A "Charger For Life"

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At 37 years previous, Philip Rivers is coming off certainly one of his greatest seasons with the Los Angeles Chargers, main the staff to a 12-Four file, in addition to an look within the AFC Divisional spherical. While the staff finally misplaced to the New England Patriots, 41-28, it is clear the Rivers can nonetheless play high-level soccer. Rivers is coming into the final 12 months of his contract, a Four 12 months $83.5 million deal he signed again in 2015. 

When the contract was signed, staff proprietor Tom Telesco stated he needed Rivers to be a member of the Chargers for the remainder of his profession, in accordance with ESPN. Now, Telesco is echoing that very same sentiment now that Rivers might be in search of a brand new contract.

Los Angeles Chargers Want Philip Rivers To Be A "Charger For Life"

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“I can let you know he isn’t going wherever, so he’ll be right here,” Telesco said. “We’ll speak on the proper level, so far as the strikes we have to make within the offseason, the sources now we have and the way it all suits in. But yeah, he isn’t going wherever.”

Despite his age, Rivers believes he nonetheless has some good years left and that he can nonetheless lead the staff to some good seasons. He even needs to be with the staff after they open their new stadium in 2020.

“I definitely really feel that is one thing I need to be part of and hopefully be serving to us nonetheless profitable soccer video games,” Rivers explained.