Rivers sur­passes Fouts in vic­tory

Baltimore Sun - - RAVENS WEEKEND -

Philip Rivers threw for 178 yards and one touch­down, mov­ing past Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to be­come San Diego’s ca­reer passing leader, and the Charg­ers held off the vis­it­ing Bron­cos, 21-13, Thurs­day night.

The Charg­ers (2-4) ended their streak of 10 con­sec­u­tive AFC West losses dat­ing to 2014.

Rivers, in his 13th sea­son with the Charg­ers and 11th as starter, com­pleted 18 of 29 at­tempts and now has 43,094 ca­reer passing yards. Fouts threw for 43,040 yards in 15 sea­sons in San Diego.

The de­fend­ing Su­per Bowl cham­pion Bron­cos (4-2) were coached by spe­cial teams co­or­di­na­tor Joe DeCamil­lis af­ter Gary Ku­biak was or­dered by doc­tors to sit this one out be­cause of a mi­graine con­di­tion that mim­ics strokes. IRS lien against Bucs’ Grimes: The In­ter­nal Rev­enueSer­vice has­filed ataxlien of $191,470.70 against Bucca- neers cor­ner­back Brent Grimes and his wife, Miko.

The no­tice filed Thurs­day on their home in Davie, Fla., says the Grimes owe taxes for a pe­riod end­ing in 2014.

Grimes played for the Dol­phins from 2013 to 2015 be­fore sign­ing a two-year, $13.5 mil­lion deal with the Bucs. Miko Grimes has 19,000 Twit­ter fol­low­ers and is known for her strong opin­ions and pro­fane posts.

Grimes’ agent, Jimmy Sex­ton, didn’t im­me­di­ately re­spond to re­quests for com­ment. New­ton full par­tic­i­pant: Pan­thers quar­ter­back Cam New­ton was a full par­tic­i­pant in prac­tice, another in­di­ca­tor the league’s reign­ing MVP is likely to play Sunday against the Saints.

New­ton, who de­clined in­ter­view re­quests, re­mains in the NFL’s con­cus­sion pro­to­col, but coach Ron Rivera said it’s a pos­i­tive sign that New­ton was able to prac­tice fully.

Rivera said he doesn’t know when New­ton’s next meet­ing with neu­rol­o­gists will be or when he might be cleared to play. Ex­tra points: Dol­phins rookie guard Laremy Tun­sil ex­pects to play Sunday af­ter miss­ing last week’s game when he sprained his right an­kle com­ing out of the shower. He re­turned to prac­tice on a limited ba­sis Wed­nes­day. ... Red­skins coach Jay Gru­den said tight end Jor­dan Reed has been di­ag­nosed with his sixth football-re­lated con­cus­sion. ... Former Vik­ings tight end Stu Voigt has been sen­tenced to six months in fed­eral prison for bank fraud. He was con­victed in Fe­bru­ary in a scam that pros­e­cu­tors say bilked in­vestors out of mil­lions of dol­lars while he was chair­man of a Bloom­ing­ton, Minn., bank. ... Former Dol­phin Ful­ton Walker, who in 1983 be­came the first player to score on a kick­off re­turn in the Su­per Bowl, died of an ap­par­ent heart at­tack in his home­town of Martins­burg, W.Va. Walker, who played in the NFL from 1981 to 1986, was 58. ... Jets cor­ner­back Dar­relle Re­vis, cen­ter Nick Man­gold and line­backer David Har­ris sat out team drills at prac­tice while re­cov­er­ing from in­juries. Re­vis tweaked a ham­string in­jury Oct. 2 against the Sea­hawks, Man­gold is deal­ing with a sore knee and Har­ris has a sore ham­string.

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