The Chargers have been taking part in a furtive games of softball in public parks in their free time, as recently discovered by a Bolts From The Blue reader. Naturally, professional athletes would prefer to do these sort of things on the sly lest they get mobbed by fans. NFL players, however, tend to stick out by their stature alone so extra precautions must be taken to avoid detection. That means, in the case of Philip Rivers, wearing a huge mullet wig with short shorts and high socks. He looks every bit the part of a rec league softball all-star, right down to the green-rimmed sport shades sitting on his hat. As fashion accessories go, they might even top his signature bolo tie from last season.
“WHAT? HUH? WHAT? CALLING MY SHOT! FLOATING THIS ONE OVER THE FENCE!” [Hits dribbler to short] “HA! FAKED YOU OUT!”
Eric Weddle and Danny Woodhead were also involved. No disguise for Woodhead because he’s gritty enough to accept all his adoration from the public.