Philip Rivers QB SD 9 Months

Philip Rivers completed 22-of-33 passes for 229 yards, three touchdowns, and an interception in the Chargers' Week 17 overtime win over Kansas City.

The Chargers nearly blew a gimme win over Kansas City's second- and third-string defenders, but Rivers rallied the offense to 13 unanswered points to close out the game 27-24. Rivers deserves serious consideration for 2013 NFL Comeback Player of the Year. He was widely written off as washed up following two interception-filled, atrocious seasons, but bounced back in a major way under the tutelage of emerging offensive wizard Mike McCoy. Rivers finished the regular season with 4,478 passing yards and a 32:11 TD-to-INT ratio. His completion rate was easily a career high. Rivers will be a top-ten quarterback pick in 2014 fantasy drafts.

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The Chiefs announced they are resting all 11 defensive starters for Sunday's Week 17 clash with San Diego.

They are also benching 9-of-11 starters on offense, giving Philip Rivers expansion-level competition in the final game of San Diego's regular season. Rivers, Ryan Mathews, and Keenan Allen ought to all have big box scores facing a Chiefs defense comprised of second- and third-string players.

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Philip Rivers completed 12-of-19 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns in San Diego's 27-20, Week 15 win over the Broncos.

Philip Rivers QB SD 10 Months

Philip Rivers completed 23-of-37 passes for 252 yards, one touchdown and one interception in San Diego's 17-10, Week 13 loss to the Bengals.

Philip Rivers QB SD 11 Months

Philip Rivers completed 29-of-46 passes for 341 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's Week 9 overtime loss to the Redskins.

Rivers nearly had three touchdowns and a win, but Danny Woodhead was tackled at the 6-inch line with under a minute remaining in regulation. After three straight blown chances, the Chargers settled for a field goal and lost in overtime without Rivers even getting a chance to touch the ball. Regardless, it was yet another productive day for fantasy owners as Rivers continues to show full command of this Mike McCoy offense. He's on pace for 4,946 yards, 34 touchdowns and 14 interceptions heading into a Week 10 home game against the Broncos.

Philip Rivers QB SD 11 Months

Philip Rivers completed 22-of-26 passes for 285 yards and a touchdown in the Chargers' Week 7 win over the Jaguars.

He added four rushing yards on two scrambles and took just one sack. Rivers has been rejuvenated in Mike McCoy's dink-and-dunk, quick-out passing offense, and picked apart the Jaguars' defense at will Sunday, even if the fantasy stats didn't fully cooperate. Keep him rostered during the Chargers' upcoming Week 8 bye. Rivers is going to be a QB1 for the rest of the season.

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Philip Rivers completed 22-of-33 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown in Monday night's Week 6 victory over the Colts.

This was a game dominated by the Chargers' offensive line and running game, though Rivers found Keenan Allen for the contest's lone touchdown. Most of the damage was done on a second-quarter drive that saw Rivers find Allen and Antonio Gates for big third-down conversions before Allen beat double-coverage for a 22-yard score. Rivers didn't take many, if any, gambles through the air, instead letting Allen do work post-catch. Rivers will be on the QB1 radar next Sunday in Jacksonville. This San Diego offense is typically a pass-first bunch.

Philip Rivers QB SD 12 Months

Philip Rivers completed 36-of-49 passes for 411 yards, two touchdowns, and three interceptions in Sunday night's Week 5 loss to the Raiders.

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Philip Rivers picked apart the Cowboys in San Diego's 30-21 Week 4 win, completing 35-of-42 passes for 401 yards, three touchdowns and an interception.

Philip Rivers QB SD 12 Months

Philip Rivers completed 20-of-24 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown in the Chargers' Week 3 loss to the Titans.

It was a return to Earth game for the fast-starting Chargers offense, which struggled to move the ball after its opening drive against a mediocre Titans defense. Rivers has zero downfield presence in his receiving corps, which is going to make the offense easy for opponents to squat on. He'll be a two-quarterback-league option only when the Chargers take on the Cowboys in Week 4.