Jay Glazer clarifies Chargers moving on from Philip Rivers was only an opinion
On Monday, a report surfaced that the Los Angeles Chargers had already moved on from quarterback Philip Rivers.
The original source was Jay Glazer of The Athletic, who appeared on Colin Cowherd’s radio show “The Herd” and brought up the situation between the Chargers and Rivers.
But on Tuesday, Glazer said that his statement was taken out of context and was only based on conjecture rather than actual fact, via Fernando Ramirez of NBC Sports San Diego.
Glazer said that he was talking about Tom Brady and Drew Brees and only mentioned Rivers to bring up the difference of their situations and that he was confused about the subsequent reports.
Glazer added that he does think that Rivers and Los Angeles will ultimately part ways but that he has not reported that the Bolts are officially done with the signal-caller.
Rivers is set to be a free agent this offseason and is coming off one of the worst seasons of his career, as he threw 23 touchdowns and 20 interceptions, missing out on the Pro Bowl for the first time since 2015.
The 38-year-old did throw for 4,615 yards while completing 66 percent of his throws, but his penchant for throwing picks hindered the Chargers’ offense all year.
Rivers was originally selected by the New York Giants with the fourth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft but was then famously traded to the Bolts for Eli Manning, who just announced his retirement last week.
The North Carolina State product has gone on to spend his entire career with the Chargers, making eight Pro Bowl appearances.