25 Aug 2009

Rivers signs contract extension with Chargers

6:50 pm on 25 August 2009

The San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has signed a six-year contract extension until 2015.

Rivers has led the team to the playoffs every season since becoming the starter in 2006.

Last season, the 27-year-old surpassed Hall of Famer Dan Fouts's club record for touchdown passes in a single season with 34.