San Diego quarterback Rivers practices, listed as questionable for Sunday Print
Written by Admin   
Friday, 14 December 2007 14:30
NFL Headline News

 SAN DIEGO (AP) -Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers split snaps with his backup during practice Friday and is questionable for San Diego's home game Sunday against the Detroit Lions because of a sprained knee.
Rivers sprained his left knee in Sunday's overtime win at Tennessee and didn't practice Wednesday. He shared the quarterback duties with Billy Volek on Thursday and Friday, and hopes to be ready for the Lions.
``That's the plan and what I'm shooting for,'' Rivers said. ``We'll see what happens.''
The Chargers (8-5) can clinch the AFC West title for the second straight season by running their winning streak to four games on Sunday.
Coach Norv Turner said he thought Rivers moved a little quicker on Friday. Turner said he needs to trust his eyes, and not his ears, in evaluating Rivers.
``I can't believe what Philip tells me, so I have to watch what he does'' Turner said. ``He said he felt better and we'll see how he feels tomorrow after doing more. I think he didn't go full speed yesterday and he went faster today.''
If Rivers can't go, Volek would make his 11th NFL start and first as a Charger. He is 3-7 as a starter.
Linebacker Shawne Merriman (knee), fullback Lorenzo Neal (leg) and defensive end Luis Castillo (ankle) are out Sunday.
Tight end Antonio Gates (back) and defensive tackle Jamal Williams (ankle) practiced for the first time this week, although in a limited capacity, and are listed as questionable. Right guard Mike Goff (foot) and wide receiver Craig Davis (Achilles' tendon) took all their snaps and are expected to play Sunday.
 

NFL Team Pages

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 459 New York Giants 89%
#2 475 Miami Dolphins 88%
#3 473 Denver Broncos 79%
#4 452 Indianapolis Colts 79%
#5 461 Cincinnati Bengals 78%
#6 469 Arizona Cardinals 78%
#7 471 New England Patriots 77%
#8 464 St. Louis Rams 71%
#9 306 Detroit Lions 66%
#10 466 Pittsburgh Steelers 65%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NFL Futures

NFL TEAM CONFERENCE ODDS CURRENT
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 8/5
GREEN BAY PACKERS 8/5
DENVER BRONCOS 11/5
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 11/2
ARIZONA CARDINALS 6/1
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 13/2
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 8/1
DALLAS COWBOYS 8/1
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 17/2
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 14/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com