Can Philip Rivers Finally Perform in the Playoffs?

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego Charger fans have long suffered the fate of having quality passers who have not been able to win the “big one." Hall of Famer Dan Fouts played for 15 seasons and amassed over 40,000 yards en route to six Pro Bowls, but never made it to the Super Bowl.
Philip Rivers has had a stellar past two seasons, throwing for over 4,000 yards each year and stacking up a great 105 passer rating. Quite heady stuff. Rivers has a career regular season passer rating of 95, which is fantastic.
However, a look at his postseason stats tell quite a different story;
7 games played
3 wins
4 losses
8 td
9 int
And perhaps most telling of all – a passer rating of just 79.
Most recently, Drew Brees - a San Diego castoff for was jettisoned in favor of Rivers, led the unlikely New Orleans Saints to their first Super Bowl victory – and even more improbably, over one of the best QBs eve...

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