Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates, Eddie Royal’s Post-Week 16 Fantasy Reaction

December 21, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Philip Rivers started for the San Diego Chargers against the San Francisco 49ers and helped fantasy owners in the playoffs. The veteran quarterback got off to a slow start, but he still posted solid stats for his owners.
In the process, both Eddie Royal and Antonio Gates finished with great numbers against San Francisco. However, limited production from both Rivers and Royal recently might have already cost owners in the postseason.
Rivers started the Week 16 game with two interceptions before connecting on his first touchdown of the game. That pass went to Royal, who might have been a flex start for owners desperate for production.
On the next score, it was Gates who caught the short pass to help fantasy owners of the experienced tight end. Both have enjoyed a storied career together, as NFL on ESPN notes the career numbers for the tandem:
Production from Rivers and Gates is nothing new, as both were near the top of their positions earlier this season. However, inc...

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