Philip Rivers and his wife are now expecting their ninth child

As the Los Angeles Chargers prepared for their Sunday Night Football clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a piece of happy news came out regarding Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers.

Per ESPN’s Eric Williams, Rivers and his wife Tiffany are expecting their ninth child.

That’s a lot of children! Obviously, power to the Rivers family, who are free to family plan as they wish, especially when the father is pulling in an eight-figure salary. Rivers, a devout Catholic, and his wife began dating in middle school and already have six daughters and two sons.

With this ninth child, the Rivers family will be able to field an entire baseball starting lineup of just their children, and an entire football offense if the parents get involved.

See Rivers' NFL career in photos: 

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Philip Rivers through the years
Photographers surround Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) as he leaves the field after defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-30 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
Quarterback Philip Rivers holds up his San Diego Chargers jersey at a news conference at the Chargers' facility in San Diego Sunday, April 25, 2004. The Chargers traded No. 1 draft pick Eli Manning to the New York Giants for Rivers and future draft picks. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers rookie quarterback Philip Rivers, making his first appearance of the preseason, fires a pass to Kevin Dyson for a 19-yard gain in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers stretches at the close of football practice at the Chargers' training camp Wednesday July 26, 2006 in San Diego. Rivers, who the Chargers are hoping will emerge as their replacement for Drew Brees, did not participate in the one-on-one drills in the afternoon practice. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
San Diego Chargers' quarterbacks Philip Rivers (17) and Charlie Whitehurst (6) joke during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders on Monday, Sept. 11, 2006 in Oakland, Calif. The Chargers won 27-0. (AP Photo/Benjamin Sklar)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of their NFL football game in San Diego, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006. (AP Photo/Jack Smith)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers calls out at the line of scrimmage during a football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2006. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers pleads for official Jeff Lamberth (103) to check the stadium replay as he argues to get his goal-line fumble reversed during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in San Diego, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007. The Bears recovered the fumble and the original ruling stood. San Diego won 14-3. (AP Photo/Jack Smith)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) gets up slowly after being hit by the Tennessee Titans in the second quarter of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
San Diego Charger quarterback Philip Rivers celebrates after a fourth-quarter touchdown during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008 in San Diego. The Chargers won 52-21. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) acknowledges teammates after a third-quarter touchdown against the New York Giants during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Chargers won 21-20. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) passes to wide receiver Malcom Floyd, not seen, in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, in Cleveland. Rivers passed for 373 yards and two touchdowns in the Chargers' 30-23 win. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers celebrates a 52-yard yard game winning field goal giving the Chargers a 27-24 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in an NFL football game Sunday Dec. 20, 2009 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, left, throws under pressure from Jacksonville Jaguars Derrick Harvey during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010. The Chargers won 38-13. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) loses the football when he is hit by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (96) during the second quarter of an NFL football game Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, in Jacksonville, Fla. The pass was ruled incomplete. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) is embraced by teammate Malcom Floyd after an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in San Diego. The Chargers won 37-10. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) and wide receiver Danario Alexander (84) celebrate after Alexander caught a pass from Rivers for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Pittsburgh. The Chargers won 34-24. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, right, throws under pressure from Houston Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, center, grimaces as he is caught between Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Jason Babin, left, and defensive end Andre Branch (90) after throwing a pass in the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.(AP Photo/Stephen Morton)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers celebrates after the Chargers made the playoffs with a 27-24 overtime victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi )
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) kneels on the field after the Chargers defeated the Oakland Raiders 31-28 in an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts after wide receiver Eddie Royal scored a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Baltimore. San Diego won 34-33. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reacts after throwing a inception against the Denver Broncos during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford (55) pats San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) on the helmet after sacking him during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. The Chiefs won 10-3. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers yells to referee after not getting a call during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)
FILE - In a Sunday Dec. 11, 2016 file photo, San Diego Chargers' Philip Rivers (17) looks to pass against the Carolina Panthers in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. It could be a remarkable scene Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 when the Oakland Raiders, closing in on their first playoff berth since their Super Bowl season of 2002, face a fading Chargers franchise that could be in the death throes of its 56-season run in San Diego.(AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws a pass to wide receiver Tyrell Williams for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers smiles on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) calls signals as he plays against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Chargers beat the Steelers 33-30. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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This is even more good news for Rivers, who has probably enjoyed his 2018 so far thanks to a career year on the field. Entering Sunday, the 36-year-old was on pace to set career highs in passing touchdowns and passer rating, as well as post the 10th 4,000-passing yard season of his career and setting records along the way.

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