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Philip Rivers says 17th season is his last

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers is retiring from the NFL. 


Rivers, 39, played 17 seasons in the NFL. He spent the majority of his career with the San Diego Chargers and joined the Indianapolis Colts prior to the 2020-21 season.


Rivers, an eight-time Pro Bowler has announced his retirement on Wednesday, according to The San Diego 


“It’s just time,” Rivers told the newspaper on Tuesday from his home in Indianapolis. “It’s just time.”


Rivers finishes his career with 244 games played, 63,440 passing yards, 421 touchdown passes, and a 95.2 passer rating.