Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers

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

Week 3 Outlook

LAC @ LAR
Sun 4:05pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) QB #19
Projection 15.8 pts

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It's been a really up-and-down start to the season for the Chargers who lost Joey Bosa for multiple weeks, got smoked at home by the Chiefs, and then went into Buffalo and made quick work of the Bills. This week, though, it's going to likely be another "down" week with the Rams and their team that has very few holes. Yes, Derek Carr threw for 303 yards against them, though it took 40 attempts to do it and he didn't throw a single touchdown. Rivers is good enough not to bomb, but his offensive line is going to be under duress this week, something that Rivers hasn't experienced much over the last 18 games, as he's been sacked just 21 times in that span. The linebackers are the weak point that Rivers should attack with Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler, while Keenan Allen doesn't have a terrible matchup, either. You shouldn't play a quarterback against the Rams if you can help it, making Rivers a very iffy QB2.

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Philip Rivers throws for three scores in win over Bills

Philip Rivers completed 23-of-27 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns in the Chargers' 31-20 win over the Bills Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Rivers looked sharp in an easy win over Buffalo this week. The veteran remains a solid back-end QB1.

Justin Mackey - 6 days ago
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Projections
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Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
23.937273.21.60.811.700.115.8
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week25635022.7
Season to Date34032.5025.9
Game Log
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OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 2@ BUF25635022.7
Week 1vs. KC42430029
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Game@ LAR32nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesSF, OAK, CLE17th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CIN, KC, BAL5th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--10th easiest remaining opponents