If Philip Rivers' passing stats look familiar, it's because they used to belong to Robert Griffin III.
At least it looks that way. Nothing Rivers throws seems to hit the ground or find the wrong-colored jersey. He leads the NFL in completion percentage, hitting 73.9 percent anchoring the offense installed by new coach Mike McCoy.
Rivers has 15 touchdowns and five interceptions, on pace for the best season of his career. STATS counts only six passes dropped by Chargers players all season.
''You've got to give Philip a lot of credit for that,'' said wideout Eddie Royal, who already has a career-best six touchdowns receiving. ''He throws a lot of catchable balls. He puts the ball in a good spot for us. He never throws it too hard to where you have a hard time catching it. He puts enough zip on it for it to get there and make sure the defender can't make a play on it.''
Griffin's numbers were similar in 2012, when he was winning the league's Offensive Rookie of the Year award. His 6...