Chargers sign Philip Rivers to four-year, $83.25 million extension

The San Diego Chargers signed quarterback Philip Rivers to a four-year, $83.25 million contract extension. The deal includes $65 million guaranteed. Rivers, 33, was entering the final year of his deal and was scheduled to make $15.75 million this season. In 2014, Rivers threw for 4,286 yards and 31 touchdowns for a San Diego team that finished 9-7, good for third in the AFC West. Rivers has thrown for 36,655 yards with 252 touchdowns and 122 interceptions for his career. Follow me on Twitter: @twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.