Found November 17, 2012 on Football Nation:
Week 11 is here. The San Diego Chargers will travel to Denver. Are the fantasy choices too easy?QuarterbacksPeyton Manning vs. Philip RiversIs this too easy? Rivers bad. Peyton good. Manning has reverted to his MVP form. He has made everyone better. For the season Manning has 21 touchdowns and six interceptions. He has a league-leading passer rating of 108. The Chargers' defense has formidable safeties. Chances are Quentin Jammer will be shadowing Demaryius Thomas. This will be bad news for Thomas, but just another day at the office for Manning. Are you high? This isn't even a question, play Manning.Last week I questioned whether the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and your fantasy team would see good Rivers or bad Rivers. Rivers responded with 337 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. So the Buccaneers glimpsed bad Rivers. Your fantasy team benched good Rivers.And hence is the problem with Rivers. He simply cannot be trusted. The Broncos' defense has 10 interceptions in n...
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