Posts tagged Philip Rivers

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This Mike Williams is a lot closer to another Mike, Evans with Tampa Bay.

Given all the wideout talent Swinney is had in building the Tigers into a College Football Playoff contender and offensive juggernaut, he believes Williams transcends them all — including the Texans’ DeAndre Hopkins and the Bills’ Sammy Watkins. He is the complete package, the coach said. He is the great combination of everything we’ve had come through here. He is the most complete. He is got just the dog toughness of Jaron Brown and Adam Humphries. He is got the freaky athleticism and ball skills of DeAndre Hopkins. He is got the explosive power of Sammy. The name and the program make it convenient to associate Williams with other wide receiver prospects past and present. But the team that takes him should quickly appreciate — and benefit from — his unique pedigree. San Diego also will have its eyes on Watson should he fall, but it will need to consider Trubisky as Philip Rivers’ successor, too. Like Rivers, Trubisky doesn’t […]

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the Raiders and Chiefs have played each other 25 times in the regular season in December or January

See what the latest playoff picture looks like and simulate your own playoff scenarios. Since 1973, the Raiders and Chiefs have played each other 25 times in the regular season in December or January. Only in that 1995 game has the division title been the prize. The rivalry lived on not only by some notable games between the teams, but through the stories of Bell and others involved. The Chiefs and Raiders over the years have asked former players to speak to the current team before games, and that helps keep the history alive. “We always have old players come in and talk to us and tell us how violent the games used to be and how physical they used to be,” Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said. “That’s really the main thing that sticks out — how violent and physical the games were. They would always talk about that.” The last time Philip Rivers played in North Carolina was in […]

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