Inside Dish: Phillip Rivers

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Thumper

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Chargers QB Philip Rivers fine-tuned his mechanics in the offseason under the direction of quarterbacks coach John Ramsdell, who helped develop QBs Kurt Warner and Marc Bulger with the Rams. Rivers is holding the ball higher and tighter to his chest for a more compact release. He also is concentrating on taking smaller "hitches." That is, he is taking smaller steps forward in the pocket after he drops back.
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Thunderstruck

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Rivers only looks about 100000% more comfortable in the pocket than he looked in his brief opportunities the first two years.