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Former QB Philip Rivers opens possibility to play for Saints

Former QB Philip Rivers opens possibility to play for Saints

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Nov 03
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Recently retired quarterback Philip Rivers is open to playing again if the New Orleans Saints come calling, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Sam Farmer.

Rivers confirmed the rumors to Alabama.com’s Mark Heim Tuesday morning: “There’s been no dialogue.”

“You can’t shut the door on anything,” Rivers told Heim. “Although I still stick by it’s a super, super slim chance. … It takes a team to want you, first of all. It’s got to be the right situation for our family. The Saints are a heck of a team and will definitely be a contender down the stretch. Coach Payton and what they’ve done over the years with Drew over the last 15 years has been unbelievable. They’ve been in the mix each and every year.”

Payton is now struggling after their starter QB Jameis Winston suffered a season-ending ACL injury on Sunday. It was previously rumored that Saints legend Drew Brees would fill in the position. However, Brees has ruled out the possibility of returning as the 42-year-old now works as a pundit for NBC Sports.

Meanwhile, ProFootballTalk founder Mike Florio also tweeted that Payton’s side would “not be pursuing” free agent quarterback Cam Newton to replace the injured Winston.

  • Philip Rivers

    Philip Michael Rivers is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football League for 17 seasons, primarily with the Chargers franchise.

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  • Jameis Winston

    Jameis Lanaed Winston is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League . He played college football at Florida State,

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  • New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints are a professional American football team based in New Orleans.

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  • Sean Payton

    Patrick Sean Payton is an American football coach and former player who is the head coach of the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League and part owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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