Browns-Chargers Grades - Kiernan Hogan
QB Philip Rivers (+0.9) was actually more productive under pressure (5-for-8 for 143 yards, one touchdown, +2.6 grade) than he was with a clean pocket. Rivers did a nice job taking advantage of matchups, finding TE Ladarius Green for a 19-yard touchdown versus S Donte Whitner in the third quarter. Rivers also finished 2-for-3 for 47 yards and two touchdowns on passes thrown 20+ yards.
Philip Rivers named AFC offensive player of the week - Darin Gantt
While other quarterbacks are left to dink and dunk, Rivers averaged 9.4 yards per pass attempt, showing his willingness and ability to move the ball downfield.
Chargers' makeshift O-line protects Philip Rivers - Eric Williams
"Everybody was all fired up because no one gave us a chance with the offensive line that we had," said right guard Fluker, who's still playing with an ankle issue and missed three plays against the Browns. "So we have to prove people wrong. And that's what we did."
X's and O's: Jerry Attaochu's Clutch Sack - Chargers.com (video)
Defensive Coordinator John Pagano points out all the different elements that contributed to a crucial sack by Jerry Attaochu.