About three months after ACL surgery, Rivers returns

Exactly 100 days since his January surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, gutty QB Philip Rivers celebrated the landmark day by practicing, Bill Williamson writes.

Originally Published: May 3, 2008
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com

SAN DIEGO -- Philip Rivers was chatting in a hallway after a minicamp practice Friday as the Chargers' offensive linemen came bulldozing through.

Each of them gave their quarterback a wink or a smile or a nod. Everyone had something for Rivers. There was recognition. There was adoration. There was the acknowledgment of a leader.

"I don't know what 'it' is, but PR has it," San Diego center Cory Withrow said. "He loves his teammates and we all give it back to him. The guy is going ...

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