Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers

Height: 6' 5"Weight: 228 lbsAge: 36College: North Carolina StateDrafted: #4 (1st Rd. by New York)

Week 11 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) QB #14
Projection 17.9 pts


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It's always a pain projecting Rivers in divisional games, so to see him post 223 yards and two touchdowns in a great matchup against the Raiders wasn't all that shocking. The Chargers and Broncos haven't met this year, but in the two meetings against this defense last year, he totaled just 192 yards and 183 yards through the air, though he did combine for five touchdowns in the games. With Chris Harris defending his favorite target in Keenan Allen, Rivers will be forced to get the ball out to the other pass-catchers this week a bit more than usual. The Broncos haven't been an elite pass-defense, though they haven't been a pushover, either, as we saw them hold Jared Goff to just 201 yards and no touchdowns in Week 6, though that was the Todd Gurley 200-yard, three-touchdown game. But the Broncos haven't allowed a quarterback to throw for more than 304 yards this season, which is saying something considering they've played Patrick Mahomes twice. Still, Rivers has thrown for at least two touchdowns in every game this year, though he hasn't topped 22 fantasy points since way back in Week 1, so he's almost a Tom Brady-esque quarterback this year. He's a high-floor, low-ceiling QB2 this week.

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Philip Rivers tosses two scores in win over Oakland

Philip Rivers completed 18-of-26 passes for 223 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Chargers' 20-6 win over the Raiders.

Fantasy Impact

Rivers posted a respectable performance in divisional road game against Oakland Sunday. He remains a solid low-end weekly starter.

Justin Mackey - 3 days ago
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Last Week22321015
Last 3 Weeks252.320017.4
Season to Date273.22.30019.8
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Week 10@ OAK22321015
Week 9@ SEA22820017.1
Week 7vs. TEN3062-1020.1
Week 6@ CLE20720014.3
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Next Gamevs. DEN20th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesARI, PIT, CIN7th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CIN, KC, BAL9th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--14th easiest remaining opponents