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Sunday 9/13/20 at the Jaguars will be Rivers 225th consecutive start and 72 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297 which could be broken in 2024 (including the playoffs it will

It is officially Phil-cember! 5-0 looks realistic. 

Thursday 11/12/20 at the Titans will be Rivers 233rd consecutive start and he will now be 64 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297.(Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 244th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 77 behind Favre's total record of 321).

 

 

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Sunday 11/22/20 vs Rodgers and the Packers (Rivers only in the league one year longer than Rodgers) will be Rivers 234th consecutive start and he will now be 63 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297.(Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 245th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 76 behind Favre's total record of 321).  

(Nice quiet career for Matt Ryan who's first year was 2008).

 

YARDS

1    Drew Brees      79,612  2001-2020    2TM
2    Tom Brady    77,310    2000-2020    2TM
3    Peyton Manning+ 71,940    1998-2015    2TM
4    Brett Favre +    71,838    1991-2010    4TM
5    Philip Rivers    61,666    2004-2020    2TM
6    Dan Marino+    61,361    1983-1999    mia
7    Ben Roethlisb    58,812    2004-2020    pit
8    Eli Manning    57,023    2004-2019    nyg
9    Matt Ryan    53,932    2008-2020    atl
10    John Elway+    51,475    1983-1998    den
11    Aaron Rodgers    49,524    2005-2020    gnb

 

TD'S

1    Drew Brees    565    2001-2020    2TM
2    Tom Brady    564    2000-2020    2TM
3    Peyton Manning+    539    1998-2015    2TM
4    Brett Favre +    508    1991-2010    4TM
5    Dan Marino+    420    1983-1999    mia
6    Philip Rivers    408    2004-2020    2TM
7    Aaron Rodgers    390    2005-2020    gnb
8    Ben Roethlisb    385    2004-2020    pit
9    Eli Manning    366    2004-2019    nyg
10    Fran Tarkenton+    342    1961-1978    2TM
11    Matt Ryan    336    2008-2020    atl
 

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I sort of dislike the total yards measurement now that the modern QBs have so many rules advantages that lead to more yards during a season not to mention more longevity playing.  Not really a big deal or anything just something that has always irked me.

 

I'm also not a fan of the Super Bowl argument either because that minimizes the importance of the other guys around the QB which to me doesn't make a whole lot of sense.

 

QB is a crazy position though.  So many other elements influence the end result that they end up with more blame and accolades than they deserve I think.  But it does make for great bar conversations.  :thmup:

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4 hours ago, CoachKjr said:

Sunday 11/22/20 vs Rodgers and the Packers (Rivers only in the league one year longer than Rodgers) will be Rivers 234th consecutive start and he will now be 63 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297.(Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 245th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 76 behind Favre's total record of 321).  

(Nice quiet career for Matt Ryan who's first year was 2008).

 

YARDS

1    Drew Brees      79,612  2001-2020    2TM
2    Tom Brady    77,310    2000-2020    2TM
3    Peyton Manning+ 71,940    1998-2015    2TM
4    Brett Favre +    71,838    1991-2010    4TM
5    Philip Rivers    61,666    2004-2020    2TM
6    Dan Marino+    61,361    1983-1999    mia
7    Ben Roethlisb    58,812    2004-2020    pit
8    Eli Manning    57,023    2004-2019    nyg
9    Matt Ryan    53,932    2008-2020    atl
10    John Elway+    51,475    1983-1998    den
11    Aaron Rodgers    49,524    2005-2020    gnb

 

TD'S

1    Drew Brees    565    2001-2020    2TM
2    Tom Brady    564    2000-2020    2TM
3    Peyton Manning+    539    1998-2015    2TM
4    Brett Favre +    508    1991-2010    4TM
5    Dan Marino+    420    1983-1999    mia
6    Philip Rivers    408    2004-2020    2TM
7    Aaron Rodgers    390    2005-2020    gnb
8    Ben Roethlisb    385    2004-2020    pit
9    Eli Manning    366    2004-2019    nyg
10    Fran Tarkenton+    342    1961-1978    2TM
11    Matt Ryan    336    2008-2020    atl
 

Looks like statistically Peyton will always be 3rd in Yards and TD's. Can't see anyone playing now passing him in either that is behind him. Nobody else is close. 

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Sunday 11/29/20 vs the Titans will be Rivers 235th consecutive start and he will now be 62 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 246th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 75 behind Favre's total record of 321).

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23 minutes ago, CoachKjr said:

It is officially Phil-cember! 5-0 looks realistic. 

What is funny is I posted yesterday we could go 11-5 with the schedule we have. I still say 10-6 but 11-5 is realistic. Texans are missing 2 huge players the rest of the year in Fuller and Roby, we will beat the Jags as well and the Raiders look bad this past Sunday. Who knows?

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Sunday 12/6/20 at the Texans will be Rivers 236th consecutive start and he will now be 61 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 247th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 74 behind Favre's total record of 321).

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Sunday 12/13/20 at the Raiders will be Rivers 237th consecutive start and he will now be 60 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 248th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 73 behind Favre's total record of 321).

Happy belated 39th Birthday Philip!

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13 minutes ago, CoachKjr said:

Sunday 12/13/20 at the Raiders will be Rivers 237th consecutive start and he will now be 60 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 248th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 73 behind Favre's total record of 321).

Happy belated 39th Birthday Philip!

It's also the 29th time he's faced the Raiders, he's currently 18-10 against them, the majority of those losses coming within the last 5 seasons. He already has the most wins against that franchise of any opposing quarterback, and hopefully he can add to that impressive total today.

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Sunday 12/20/20 vs the Texans will be Rivers 238th consecutive start and he will now be 59 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 249th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 72 behind Favre's total record of 321).

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23 minutes ago, DontEverGiveUp said:

It is officially Phil-cember now.

 

Rivers was very efficient today, and added another game winning drive to his resume with the TD pass to Pascal with less than 2 minutes to go.

 

Who said he wasn't clutch?

Rivers was most clutch at K.C. in 2018 dropping a clutch 4th down dime then a clutch TD then a clutch 2 pt conversion for the win.

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8 minutes ago, GoColts8818 said:

That’s because in his prime Rivers was on their level.  

I know. The zip on that Hilton pass was nice. If only we could get hilton, Pittman,  and pascal going in the same game the offense would be  unstoppable 

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1 minute ago, Stephen said:

I know. The zip on that Hilton pass was nice. If only we could get hilton, Pittman,  and pascal going in the same game the offense would be  unstoppable 

Yeah.  Pittman is playing like a rookie.  He makes plays to show you the flash and what’s to come but he makes a lot of rookie mistakes too if you watch him over the course of a game.  That’s okay because he’s a rookie and that’s how rookies learn.  They tend to be a bit inconsistent and he has been but I am not worried about him.  I am excited about him for the future.

 

Pascal is solid.  He’s going to have a game like today maybe once a season where he’s the star WR but most of the time he’s going to have two or three catches that go largely unnoticed but are really key when you watch tape back.  He also does the little things like block.  He’s a guy you want on your team. 
 

Hilton looks to finally be on the same page as Rivers and I think is making a late season bid to the Colts for a one or two year deal.  

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Sunday 12/27/20 at the Steelers will be Rivers 239th consecutive start and he will now be 58 consecutive starts behind Brett Favre's all time record of 297. (Including the playoffs it will be Rivers 250th consecutive start which is also 2nd all time, and 71 behind Favre's total record of 321).

Rivers is also only 1 td behind Marino for 5th place all time.

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28 minutes ago, DontEverGiveUp said:

If it is his last game, let's hope it goes better than Marino's last game.

Same opponent & stadium (although I think we bring Philip back next year) but that 62-7 beatdown that the Jags laid on the Dolphins was a postseason game - I'm not positive, but I think some Miami players recorded a rap song before the playoffs because I vaguely remember sportscasters mockingly playing clips of the song along with "highlights" of the beating!

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As much as I hope he comes back to give us one more year for a rookie to sit or see what Eason has it might be a good thing if he retires on his own.  I don’t want Wentz but I would be ok with it if he decides to retire. It kind of forces the colts to start the clock on the future. Whether that be Eason, draft pick, or someone like Wentz. I don’t think Darnold will be available. This is why it sucks we didn’t address LT last season. If he retires we are forced to address both. I would also be ok with Stafford if he retires on his own. But maybe this is how the we finally get the future at QB started.

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