It looks like when San Diego Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers has a monster game, the Chargers find a way to win.
Maybe the Chargers should let Rivers throw even more because for the second time in four weeks, Rivers has been named the FEDEX Air Player of the week. Despite a depleted Offensive Line, Rivers threw for 358 yards and three touchdowns (118.1 rating) in the Chargers' 30-27 victory against the Cleveland Browns. Rivers leads the league with 1248 yards passing and is 5th with 8 touchdown passes.
Rivers beat out former Chargers teammate Drew Bress who completed 33 of 41 passes (80.5 percent) for 359 yards and two touchdowns for a 119.4 passer rating in the Saints' 26-20 overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys. Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Andy Dalton was also a nominee. Dalton threw for 321 yards and a touchdown for a 127.1 passer rating in the Bengals' 36-21 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Rivers also won the award after a week 1 performance that saw him throw for 404 yards and 2 touchdowns and a passer rating of 102.8 in a 33-28 comeback victory. This is Rivers' 10th time winning the award.