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Chargers do not want to trade Philip Rivers away

 

philip riversThe San Diego Chargers have been rumored to the Tennessee Titans, and one of the biggest supporters of this trade scenario is now backing away.  Peter King of MMQB.com, has been saying for the past several months, he could see the Titans trading for Rivers, but now he is pumping the brakes.  

I don’t think the Chargers will trade Philip Rivers. Just a gut feeling after lots of time calling around over the weekend. Now, I do think the Titans and Chargers will talk this week, but I don’t see a smart match; moreover, as I’ve written all along, San Diego definitely does not want to trade Rivers, and I believe the Chargers have never been told Rivers won’t sign a contract in San Diego beyond this year—though he does not want to currently. I believe Tennessee would want more than the 33-year-old quarterback for the second pick in the draft, and if I’m San Diego GM Tom Telesco, I’m not willing to offer any more. Rivers is a sure thing, for three to five years anyway. Marcus Mariota is 12 years younger, but is not a sure thing.

I see a little change of heart Peter…

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