Players that need to step up vs the Denver Broncos

By Ernie Padaon
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Oct 19, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) reacts during the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Philip Rivers

Rivers didn’t have the best game against the Chiefs last weekend. He was constantly pressured in the backfield. The offensive line needs to get him a little more time, but Philip needs to be a little bit more accurate with his throws to his targets.

Philip will need to get the ball out quickly to his playmakers and let them do work on the secondary. Eddie Royal, Malcom Floyd, Keenan Allen, Antonio Gates and Branden Oliver will all need to step it up big with Philip in this game. We can’t settle for field goals. We need touchdowns.

Philip vs Peyton. This is what Philip was excited about when he entered our division. He has to play up to it. It has always been a good battle between the two quarterbacks. We will see who ends up on top on Thursday. The winner will get to take over the top of the AFC West. If we want to get through Denver in the playoffs, we are going to want to do it at home. Will we want this game more?