Phillip Rivers dealing with back injury

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is dealing with a back injury that's not expected to sideline him Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers.

Rivers has been dealing with the back injury for the past two weeks.

Rivers has seven touchdowns and eight interceptions over the past six games.

Rivers didn't practice Wednesday, but told reporters he expects to play Saturday.

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Aaron Wilson
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.

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