Philip Rivers

#17 QB / L.A. Chargers / EXP: 14YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 228 lb Age: 35 College: NC State Bye 9

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  • Rivers completed 31 of 39 passes for 331 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 19-17 loss to the Dolphins. While the game was close throughout, the Chargers opted to attack mainly through the air, attempting 39 passes compared to just 14 runs. Rivers was effective throughout the afternoon, rarely attempting deep passes in lieu of safe, concise throws, but as a result the offense rarely found itself with scoring opportunities. In one of the rare times in the red zone, Rivers did connect with long-time tight end Antonio Gates for his record-breaking 112th career touchdown, surpassing Tony Gonzalez for the most touchdown receptions by a tight end, but that was about the only good news for a team that has now lost back-to-back games on last-second missed field goals. Rivers will have a tougher matchup against the Chiefs next Sunday.

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  • Rivers completed 22 of 33 passes for 192 yards and three touchdowns during Monday's loss to Denver. The veteran quarterback was under pressure most of the night and struggled through the first three quarters, so it was encouraging to see him post a respectable fantasy showing in the daunting matchup. Additionally, Rivers' poise put the Chargers in position to complete a 17-point comeback in the fourth quarter, but Denver blocked rookie Younghoe Koo's field-goal attempt to tie the game as the clock ran out. Rivers spread the ball around well Monday and has the receiving corps in place to continue to pile up fantasy points moving forward.

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  • Rivers completed all six of his pass attempts for 85 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's 21-19 preseason win over the Rams. Though he didn't play deep into the game, Rivers was terrific while going without a single incompletion and leading a pair of long scoring drives. He had nearly a full arsenal of playmakers at his disposal and provided one of the highlights of the night on a 45-yard touchdown completion to Travis Benjamin. Rivers will not play in Thursday's preseason finale against the 49ers, but the efficiency with which he led the offense in this one indicates that he is ready for the Week 1 showdown against the Broncos.

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  • Chargers' Philip Rivers: No go Sunday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Rivers isn't expected to play in Sunday's preseason game against the Saints, Alex Flanagan of NFL Network reports. The Chargers won't press their luck with Rivers, who was a precise five of six for 56 yards and a touchdown during preseason Week 1. As exhibition season proceeds, expect Rivers to get up to a half of action in the team's next contest Saturday against the Rams. On Sunday, though, Kellen Clemens will get the start, with Cardale Jones receiving plenty of run thereafter, per head coach Anthony Lynn.

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  • Rivers completed five of six passes for 56 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 48-17 preseason loss to the Seahawks. Rivers played just one series in his preseason debut, but he looked quite sharp. He efficiently led the first-team offense on a 75-yard touchdown drive, which he capped off with a five-yard strike to Antonio Gates. Rivers, who piled up 4,386 yards and 33 touchdowns last season, should see some additional run in the next exhibition game Sunday against the Saints.

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    Completed Games

    WK OPP PAATT PACMP PAYD PATD PAINT RUYD RUTD FPTS
    1 @DEN 33 22 192 3 1 0 0 24
    2 MIA 39 31 331 1 0 0 0 19
    PROJECTION 603 365 4452 30 17 34 0.2 337.2

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    Scheduled Games

    WK DATE OPP OPP RANK OPP FPTS
    3 09/24 Kansas City Chiefs 22 19.50
    4 10/01 Philadelphia Eagles 14 16.50
    5 10/08 @New York Giants 15 18.00
    6 10/15 @Oakland Raiders 19 19.00
    7 10/22 Denver Broncos 29 22.50
    8 10/29 @New England Patriots 31 32.00
    9 BYE - - -
    10 11/12 @Jacksonville Jaguars 10 14.00
    11 11/19 Buffalo Bills 5 11.00
    12 11/23 @Dallas Cowboys 25 20.00
    13 12/03 Cleveland Browns 26 20.00
    14 12/10 Washington Redskins 20 19.00
    15 12/17 @Kansas City Chiefs 22 19.50
    16 12/24 @New York Jets 30 24.50
    17 12/31 Oakland Raiders 19 19.00

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    Career Stats

    Season CmpPct PaYd PaTD PaInt RuYd RuTD FPTS
    2017 73.6 523 4 1 0 0 43
    2016 60.4 4386 33 21 35 0 355
    2015 66.1 4792 29 13 28 0 354
    2014 66.5 4286 31 18 102 0 349
    2013 69.5 4478 32 11 72 0 367
    2012 64.1 3606 26 15 40 0 289
    2011 62.9 4624 27 20 36 1 335
    2010 66.0 4710 30 13 52 0 360
    2009 65.2 4254 28 9 50 1 340
    2008 65.3 4009 34 11 84 0 361
    2007 60.2 3152 21 15 33 1 246
    2006 61.7 3388 22 9 49 0 262
    2005 54.5 115 0 1 -1 0 3
    2004 62.5 33 1 0 -5 0 7
    3 Year Avg 64.5 4488 31 17 55 0 355
    Career 64.5 46356 318 157 575 3

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