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Experts' Pick
 
 
Philip Rivers
QB - IND
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Active
at LAR, Sun 4pm EST
IR
 
 
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Updated: Nov 29th, 2020
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 19-
Best Rank# 11-
Worst Rank# 21-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. TEN at LAR-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. QBs perform better than their average vs TENThis is a 1 star matchup. QBs perform worse than their average vs LAR-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.417.5
Pass Yds205.7154.3
Pass TD1.60.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total155.069.4-
Avg Game15.511.6-
Avg Projection16.4-
Week 1122.4-
    
Misc 
    
Injury AlertToe-
WeatherIndoor74 F, Clear-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Philip Rivers
QB - IND
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at JAC
36/46, 363 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
1 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
19/33, 259 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. MIN
19/25, 214 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
4 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
14/16, 131 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
Week 3 vs. NYJ
17/21, 217 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
at NYG
Week 4 at CHI
16/29, 190 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, -4 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
Week 5 at CLE
21/33, 243 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
7/17, 77 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
Week 6 vs. CIN
29/44, 371 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
23/33, 268 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
4 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEK at NE
20/25, 277 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
1 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at DET
23/33, 262 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
at SEA
11/16, 84 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
4 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. BAL
25/43, 227 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
vs. GB
Week 10 at TEN
29/39, 308 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
at NO
Week 11 vs. GB
24/36, 288 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. TEN at LAR
Week 13 at HOU vs. BUF
Week 14 at LV vs. WAS
Week 15 vs. HOU at DAL
Week 16 at PIT at ARI
Week 17 vs. JAC vs. SEA
Player Projections Comparison
 
Philip Rivers
QB - IND
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Active
at LAR, Sun 4pm EST
IR
Passing
   
Pass Att36.4
Pass Cmp24.3
Pass Yards271.5
Pass TDs1.8
Ints0.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.9
Rush Yards2.1
Rush TDs0.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points16.4
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Philip Rivers
QB - IND
2020 Points 
Week 116.819.3
Week 211.913.2
Week 312.7
Week 411.2
Week 57.61.1
Week 625.723.5
Week 79.5
Week 822.32.8
Week 98.1
Week 1016.3
Week 1122.4
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Total155.069.4
Average15.511.6
Notes for Player Combination
 
Philip Rivers
QB - IND
vs. TEN, Sun 1pm EST
Active
at LAR, Sun 4pm EST
IR
Expert 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
The Colts have the Titans this week, and for the first time in a while, I actually have a positive note to write about Rivers. Indy won't have Jonathan Taylor due to the league's COVID-19 protocols, which means that the Colts should pass a bit more often. That's great news for Rivers, especially since he dropped 16.3 points against the Titans in Week 10. Expect a similar QB2-type showing from him here. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
I highlighted it last week, but Rivers has been playing much better of late. The only game he's struggled in since Week 5 was the game against the Ravens, who happen to be one of the best defenses in the league. The Titans are not one of those teams, and Rivers proved that when he completed 74.4 percent of passes for 308 yards and a touchdown against them just a few weeks ago. The Titans are one of just three teams who've generated a sack on less than 3.57 percent of dropbacks. In fact, they've generated one on just 2.95 percent of dropbacks, so if a quarterback where to drop back 40 times, he's only sacked one time. Without Jadeveon Clowney, they've only been worse. There have been just two quarterbacks all year who haven't finished at least top-16 against the Titans, and oddly enough, one of them was Ben Roethlisberger. Just two quarterbacks (Drew Lock, Lamar Jackson) have failed to throw for at least 249 yards, which is where we find the floor for Rivers, as he obviously has no mobility. The Titans have also allowed multiple passing touchdowns in 7-of-10 games, though Rivers wasn't one of them as Nyheim Hines stole the show. If their last meeting taught us anything, it's that Rivers should deliver a solid floor as a QB2, though we're in big trouble if he has an off day throwing the ball. If you're okay with some risk, he's fine as a top-18 play. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Rivers has averaged a healthy 18.97 fantasy points in his last 5 games and he had 16.3 fantasy points the last time he played Tennessee. Rivers is a solid QB2 this week. 
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Rivers put up over 300 yards against this defense the last time they played and he's coming off a three-touchdown game against the Packers secondary. If you're looking for a streaming option in week 12, it's not a bad strategy to ride the "hot hand" and drop Rivers into your starting QB slot.