Philip Rivers plans to retire before turning 45 years old

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Russell Wilson and Tom Brady may have the desire to play in the NFL until they’re 45 years old, but Philip Rivers does not.Rivers, who was drafted in 2004 — the same year as Eli Manning — has been starting under center for the Chargers at the beginning of every season since that time. And while he seems to take good care of his body, he’s still taken a number of hits and doesn’t plan to play in the NFL when he’s 45. Rivers appeared on the PFT PM podcast Wednesday, and revealed that while he doesn’t currently have a set number in mind, he does know that he won’t be suiting up to play at 45 years of age.“I don’t have a number in mind,” Rivers said. “I can tell you right now it ain’t gonna be 45. I have no desire for it to be that long. I hope I help lead my son’s high school team to a state championship by the time I’m 45. I don’t think I’m gonna have a helmet on when I’m 45.”Rivers did add that he wants to remain with the Chargers for the rest of his career. This makes sense, as even with the team relocating t
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