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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: Why is Rivers so good against the Colts?

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Players' Preview: at Indianapolis - (video)
Go inside the locker room to hear what the Bolts have said about the Colts this week.

Rivers, Verrett make coaching easier - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
"There are certain things when you talk about Philip’s role," Mccoy said. "Is it a run-to-run check? Is it a run-to-pass? Is it a pass-to-run? You have all those variations. All the sudden, you have a certain play called, and there is some front that he sees. And he says, ‘I don’t want to throw into this. We can check into a run and pick up a first down.’ When you have someone as talented and smart as Philip, you have the flexibility to do that. He’s one of the best all-time to play the game. Mentally, he’s as sharp as they come.

San Diego's Philip Rivers coming to Indianapolis with 5-1 record vs. Colts - Mike Wells
"And he does a great job of getting the defense to show their hand. You try to do as good a job as you can to try to hide what you are doing. There is nothing that he has not seen. He keeps his eyes down the field, his arm strength is still there and his arm talent is still there."

Chargers TE Hunter Henry should see more targets vs. Colts - Eric Williams
"Over the years, when we’ve ran it really well, you get chunk plays," Rivers said. "When you can’t really run it very well and they can play Cover 2 shell zone, you can’t get those. They don’t care if you’re showing run. They’re going to say, ‘Go get your 2 (yards).’ And they don’t care.

Best One-On-One Matchups In NFL Week 3 - PFF Analysis Team
While the Colts’ secondary has been ravaged with injuries, San Diego will feature one of the top coverage CBs of last season in Jason Verrett against Indianapolis WR T.Y. Hilton. Verrett has been thrown at just eight times this season, surrendering four receptions and 45 total yards — 36 coming in Week 1 against the Chiefs — as well a touchdown. The Chargers’ top DB has also notched one pick and one pass defense.