Philip Rivers or Cam Newton

Who Should I Start? - Week 8

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
OUT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 20-
Best Rank# 10-
Worst Rank# 22-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI at SF-
Matchup Rank2731-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.610.1
Pass Yds157.789
Pass TD0.70.6
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total120.917.7-
Avg Game17.38.9-
Avg Projection13.6-
Week 721.2-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather60 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.75 F, Clear throughout the day.-
    
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
25/34, 333 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
25/38, 239 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DET
21/36, 293 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
25/51, 333 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
31/46, 318 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at ARI
Week 4 at MIA
24/30, 310 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at HOU
Week 5 vs. DEN
32/48, 211 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
1 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
vs. JAC
Week 6 vs. PIT
26/44, 320 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at TB
Week 7 at TEN
24/38, 329 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
BYE WEEK
Week 8 at CHI at SF
Week 9 vs. GB vs. TEN
Week 10 at OAK at GB
Week 11 vs. KC vs. ATL
Week 12BYE WEEK at NO
Week 13 at DEN vs. WAS
Week 14 at JAC at ATL
Week 15 vs. MIN vs. SEA
Week 16 vs. OAK at IND
Week 17 at KC vs. NO
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
OUT
Passing
   
Pass Att35.0
Pass Cmp24.0
Pass Yards254.8
Pass TDs1.3
Ints0.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.0
Rush Yards1.6
Rush TDs0.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points13.6
   
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2019 Points 
Week 124.96.4
Week 211.911.3
Week 319.6
Week 420.4
Week 56.1
Week 616.8
Week 721.2
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
OUT
Expert 
Donald Gibson
FantasyPros
Rivers has been fine this year, and not much more than that. He has 11 touchdowns and eight turnovers, though he has thrown for 293 yards or more in all but one game. We're generally avoiding him away against the Bears defense in Week 8.