How the Chiefs Defense Can Thwart Philip Rivers and Chargers’ Explosive Offense

November 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It doesn't matter what else is listed on my program guide: If Philip Rivers is playing, I'm shunning every other channel like it's Sloth from The Goonies. 
Floyd Mayweather just knocked out Manny Pacquiao? Eh, I'll stick with Rivers. Yeezus interrupted the State of the Union? Insane, but Rivers is playing. The lingerie league switched to water balloons? OK, I have a pulse. Let's not get crazy. 
Why are my eyes glued to the nearest flat screen when the San Diego Chargers are playing? It's not because Rivers is a top-tier quarterback (he is) or that the Chargers always pen nail-biting endings (they do). It's because Rivers is the embodiment of "Come at me, bro!" 
At any given moment, he's one mishap away from leaving his hospitable Southern persona in the dust and morphing into an irate frat kid who thinks he's the second coming of Chuck Liddell whenever "Click Click Boom" comes on. 
One second, he can look like a walking advertisement for tr...

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