October 18, 2021

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Rivers were welcomed with open arms

Rivers were welcomed with open arms

After 17 seasons in the NFL, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers may be tempted to think about retirement, but if he decides to play an extra year, Indiana’s head coach, Frank Reich, will welcome him with open arms.

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However, Reich knows that today’s reality and the events that take place between now and the start of next season are two very different things.

“As we speak, yes, I want Philip Rivers to be my quarterback next season,” the 59-year-old admitted, echoing his comments. New York Post Sunday. But that may change. We have to do the best for the team. ”

Rivers spent the first 16 seasons of his career with the Chargers, most recently moving to Los Angeles, but for most of San Diego’s 39-year career. He signed a one-season deal with the Colts in the recent off-season, earning him $ 25 million.

In his first season with his new team, Pivot completed 68% of his passing efforts for a profit of 4,169 yards, additionally giving up 24 discounts for a major. Above all, he was able to lead his team to the playoffs with an 11-5 record. However, in the first round, the Colts lost 27-24 to Buffalo Bills.

“No, it’s not that easy,” Rivers said when asked if he had made a decision about his future after losing his family on Saturday. I rarely have an answer to this question, but it sums it up pretty well [la situation]. I follow God’s will for me and my family. If I were to play another season in Indianapolis, I would be right there. Otherwise I would go sideways with a hat on my head so I could coach a high school football team in southern Alabama to the best of my ability. ”

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