Philip Rivers or Ryan Fitzpatrick

Who Should I Start? - Week 8

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Ryan FitzpatrickR. Fitzpatrick
QB - MIA
Ryan Fitzpatrick
at PIT, Mon 8pm EDT
 
 
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Updated: Oct 23rd, 2019
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 20# 29-
Best Rank# 10# 21-
Worst Rank# 22# 30-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI at PIT-
Matchup Rank2720-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.615.9
Pass Yds157.7162.8
Pass TD0.71.1
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total120.945.0-
Avg Game17.39.0-
Avg Projection12.812.5-
Week 721.221.6-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather56 F, Foggy in the morning.63 F, Mostly cloudy throughout the day.-
    
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Ryan FitzpatrickR. Fitzpatrick
QB - MIA
Ryan Fitzpatrick
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
25/34, 333 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
14/29, 185 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DET
21/36, 293 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. NE
11/21, 89 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
31/46, 318 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at DAL
2/2, 29 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
Week 4 at MIA
24/30, 310 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
Week 5 vs. DEN
32/48, 211 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
1 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. PIT
26/44, 320 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
12/18, 132 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at TEN
24/38, 329 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
at BUF
23/35, 282 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
6 rush, 13 yds, 1 td
Week 8 at CHI at PIT
Week 9 vs. GB vs. NYJ
Week 10 at OAK at IND
Week 11 vs. KC vs. BUF
Week 12BYE WEEK at CLE
Week 13 at DEN vs. PHI
Week 14 at JAC at NYJ
Week 15 vs. MIN at NYG
Week 16 vs. OAK vs. CIN
Week 17 at KC at NE
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Ryan FitzpatrickR. Fitzpatrick
QB - MIA
Ryan Fitzpatrick
at PIT, Mon 8pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att33.535.0
Pass Cmp23.619.0
Pass Yards242.2259.2
Pass TDs1.21.0
Ints0.81.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.72.9
Rush Yards1.512.5
Rush TDs0.00.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points12.812.5
   
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Ryan FitzpatrickR. Fitzpatrick
QB - MIA
Ryan Fitzpatrick
2019 Points 
Week 124.911.2
Week 211.91.2
Week 319.61.2
Week 420.4
Week 56.1
Week 616.89.8
Week 721.221.6
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Ryan FitzpatrickR. Fitzpatrick
QB - MIA
Ryan Fitzpatrick
at PIT, Mon 8pm EDT
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.