Chargers QB Philip Rivers was a New York Giant for about a minute during the early moments of the 2004 NFL draft.á After the Giants selected him fourth overall, he was traded to theáSan Diego Chargers, along with several other futureádraft picks, in return for top pick Eli Manning . These players will always be connected through that trade, along with Miami of OhioÆs Ben Roethlisberger, who was passed over in favor of them and picked 11th by the Steelers. Rivers has not worn a football jersey in New York since that day.á He has yet to face a New York audience as a player,á none of this is his doing.á The schedule has kept him out of Giants Stadium until now. He is a big-time player playing in a laid-back setting. Rivers was made for New York;á heÆs a brash, tough, combative leader ...
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