Chargers general manager wants Philip Rivers to retire with team

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If Chargers general manager Tom Telesco has his way then quarterback Philip Rivers will spend his entire career with the the team.

Rivers, 33, has one year left on his current contract which expires following the 2015 season.

If the Chargers want Rivers to continue to be effective they will need to improve their offensive line which has been a sore point for a few seasons.

Rivers dealt with back and rib injuries this season. When completely healthy he was as good as anyone but by mid-season he had worn down. The Chargers lost their season finale against the Chiefs to miss the playoffs this season.

Rivers played in all 16 games for the ninth straight season. He finished 2014 completiting 66.5 percent of his passes for 4,286 yards and a comfortale 31:18 touchdown to interception ratio.