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Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Rivers fourth in OPOY voting

By Bill Williamson
ESPN.com

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers finished fourth in the Associated Press NFL offensive player of the year vote.

New England quarterback Tom Brady won the award. He received 21 votes. Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick finished with 11 votes and Houston running back Arian Foster received seven votes. Rivers received five votes.

Atlanta receiver Roddy White, Philadelphia receiver DeSean Jackson and Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers each received two of the 50 votes.

Rivers, 29, led the NFL with 4,710 passing yards. Rivers threw 30 touchdowns passes and he was intercepted 13 times. His season passer rating was 101.8.