QB Comparison: Tom Brady VS Philip Rivers

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The basic information of Tom Brady:
Name: Tom Brady
Born: August 3, 1977
Height: 6 ft 4 in
Weight: 225 lb
Role: Quarterback
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 6 / Pick: 199
Address: San Mateo, California
Team: New England Patriots
Number: 12

Tom Brady has played in four Super Bowls, winning three of them (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX). He has also won two Super Bowl MVP awards (XXXVI and XXXVIII), has been selected to six Pro Bowls (and invited to seven, although he declined the 2006 invitation), and holds the NFL record for most touchdown passes in a single regular season. His career postseason record is 14–5. He also helped set the record for the longest consecutive win streak in NFL history with 21 straight wins over two seasons (2003–04), and in 2007 he led the Patriots to the first undefeated regular season since the institution of the 16-game schedule. Brady has the fifth-highest career passer rating of all time (95.2) among quarterbacks with at least 1,500 career passing attempts. He, along with Joe Montana, are the only two players in NFL history to have won multiple NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP awards (2 NFL MVPs, 2 Super Bowl MVPs).

Career NFL statistics as of 2010 of  Tom Brady:
Pass attempts: 4,710
Pass completions: 2,996
Percentage: 63.6
TD–INT: 261–103
Passing yards: 34,744
QB Rating: 95.2

The basic information of Philip Rivers:
Name: Philip Rivers
Born: December 8, 1981
Height: 6 ft 5 in
Weight: 228 lb
Role: Quarterback
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4
Address: Decatur, Alabama
Team: San Diego Chargers
Number: 17

Philip Rivers was one half of the Manning-Rivers draft trade which sent him to San Diego and the 1st overall pick, Ole Miss quarterback Eli Manning, to the New York Giants. Rivers played college football at North Carolina State University. Rivers’ career passer rating of 97.2 is second-best all-time among NFL quarterbacks with at least 1,500 passing attempts, behind Aaron Rodgers.

After starting Chargers quarterback Drew Brees went to the New Orleans Saints following the 2005 season, Rivers came off the bench to lead the Chargers to a 14-2 record in his first season as a starter. In 2007, he helped the Chargers win their first playoff game since 1994 after beating the Tennessee Titans in the wildcard round of the 2007 playoffs and eventually leading them to the AFC Championship game. He has a career total of 12 fourth quarter comebacks, his most recent being on November 7, 2010, when he led the Chargers to a 29-23 win over the Houston Texans.

Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2010 of Philip Rivers
TD-INT: 136-58
Yards: 19,661
QB Rating: 97.2

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Source by Mario Halladay

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