Found October 11, 2013 on TD Fantasy Sports:
Concluding the Week 6 NFL schedule will be the Indianapolis Colts and the San Diego Chargers on “Monday Night Football,” which looks as if like it’ll be a high scoring contest. The Colts (4-1) will be coming into Qualcomm Stadium with a little more swagger, after a big win over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5. The Chargers (2-3), for the time being, will be trying to get things rolling again after a harsh loss against the Oakland Raiders. As you might imagine, there will be profuse fantasy contemplations in this one, which will resolve many owner’s fortunes for the present week. With the afore mentioned deliberations in mind, let’s take a look at the significant fantasy names on each side and I will expose why the Chargers will take down the Colts on Monday. Rivers has been a sizzling fantasy pickup off the waiver wire over the past few weeks. He exhibited why in the Chargers’ loss in Week 5, posting 411 yards and two touchdowns. On the other hand, he also tossed three interceptions, so it wasn’t all rainbows and pots of gold. That said Rivers has been pretty great for the fantasy level he’s been placed on. The Colts will have to be equipped to manage the passing attack of the Chargers. Philip Rivers and the Chargers’ offense can beat the Colts’ defense. The Seahawks were clever to uncover flaws in that front of Andrew Luck’s team, hence Rivers must retain ball possession and run the clock down to their favor; doing so will force the Colts’ offense to make hasty judgments in hopes of making up for lost time, which is what the Philadelphia Eagles did in Week 2. If that occurs, the Chargers have a chance, and Rivers can unwind more. The Chargers’ defense was a sunny spot against the Raiders, including Manti Te’o, who had his amount of work rise, showing some progress from his debut against the Cowboys. But with that said, the defense must be more dynamic against Luck and his targets. Simply halting the Colts’ offense and regulating their scoring chances will not be sufficient; Andrew Luck is too smart for that to work. This is the “Gray Area”. The Chargers defense is the forgotten factor in all of the high-powered air attack discussions surrounding these two teams. They will show up big in this game despite lack luster performances as of late. San Diego has forced only two turnovers this season and ranks 27th in the league with 406.0 yards allowed per game, and it knows it has a tough task ahead in trying to contain Luck. The defense has a knack for the bend don’t break approach on the other hand, and there will plenty of cushion with Rivers piling on points throughout the game. Keep this in mind never the less, San Diego has won five of the last six meetings, including twice in the postseason. Thanks for checking out: The Gray Area: Chargers End Colts’ Run Of “Luck”! For the latest in Fantasy Football news, follow us on Twitter: @TDFantasySports, +1 us on Google+: TD Fantasy Sports and like us on Facebook: TDFantasySports. Image Courtesy of the Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images. Related posts Week 1 Preview (0) Kelly’s Start & Sit: Week 5 (2) Strength Of Schedule Revelations: Quarterback’s With Unfavorable Schedules (0) Sleepers, Breakouts & Duds Week 6 (1) Fantasy Football Perspective: Sophomore Slump – Quarterback (0) The post The Gray Area: Chargers End Colts’ Run Of “Luck” appeared first on TD Fantasy Sports by Matthew Gray.
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