"When you see it on TV, I'll be the first one to agree, it doesn't look that good. But there's nothing I say out there that I couldn't tell my six-year-old daughter. I don't curse, and I'm not saying anything out of line at all. You want to make a good impression with the public, and I agree that it's a fine line between playing with emotion and taking things too far. But I'm not doing it to get attention or for any reason other than to have a good time. If we can't have fun playing the game, then I don't want to play. I really don't. If we have to tone down the emotions to the point where it's no fun, that's just silly."
His antics get under the skin of opposing defenders, especially defensive backs. One veteran DB has gone so far as to label Rivers "the most obnoxious dude in the NFL." But love him or hate him, you have to respect Philip Rivers. He is a born winner, a gutsy player, and a guy who lives and dies for his team.
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