Anthony Lynn not entertaining quarterback change for Chargers

Curtis Crabtree
ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has the most interceptions of anyone in the NFL not named Jameis Winston. He’s thrown seven interceptions in the Chargers last two games. Four of the team’s seven losses – all by just a single score – have come with a Rivers interception on the team’s final possession.

Rivers knows it’s a trend that cannot continue for the Chargers. But despite the bushel of interceptions Rivers has thrown this season, head coach Anthony Lynn said that the team isn’t considering the possibility of making a change at quarterback.

I’m not going to entertain that right now,” Lynn said Tuesday, via Gilbert Manzano of the Orange County Register. “I’m going to evaluate everything, and right now Philip Rivers is our starting quarterback. But I’m not going to single one position out. I’m looking at everybody. We’re 4-7. Everybody can be doing something better.”

Rivers is on pace to throw more than 20 interceptions for just the third time in his career. Through 11 games this season, he has just one more touchdown pass (15) than he does interceptions (14). Rivers has started all 219 games for the Chargers since the start of the 2006 season.

Tyrod Taylor and Easton Stick are both on the 53-man roster as depth options but Rivers streak doesn’t appear to be in jeopardy at this time.

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