Found November 10, 2012 on Football Nation:
The San Diego Chargers are traveling east to meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Philip Rivers is coming off a game for the ages. Vincent Jackson will meet his old team for the first time. And your fantasy team needs points and a win right now. Who do you play?QuarterbacksPhilip RiversLast week against the Kansas City Chiefs, Rivers completed 18-of-20 passes. He also completed two touchdowns. But for the season Rivers has 12 touchdown passes with 10 interceptions. So will you see the good Rivers or the bad Rivers this Sunday?The Buccaneers' defense ranks 32nd against the pass. The defense is the fifth worst against quarterbacks. The Buccaneers' defense has captured 13 interceptions. And interceptions are Rivers' Achilles heel. Rivers is a high-risk, high-reward play. Typically Rivers plays well against the Buccaneers. High-risk and high-reward. Do you feel lucky? Josh FreemanIn the past four games Freeman has 1,257 yards. During this span Freeman also has 11 touchdowns and one...
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