Historically, Philip Rivers has started out his season slowly and turned things up as the season flowed through. He started out his season hot and had a bit of a lull, but could be starting to heat up again. December has been a great month for Philip in the past and the San Diego Chargers site has proclaimed the month as Philcember.
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How good has Philip been in the month of December? He has played in 37 games in the month of December in his career and holds a career record of 30-7. He holds a passer rating of 98.9 and has thrown 66 touchdowns in the month.
Just look at the touchdown-interception ratios of each month:
September – 57 TDs, 30 INTsOctober – 59 TDs, 26 INTsNovember 59 TDs, 36 INTsDecember – 66 TDs, 20 INTs
All those touchdowns in the month and he has not played one December game yet this season. This December, Phil has tough competition that he will have to roll through. He will be facing off against some of the best teams in the league, so the Chargers could use some of that December magic.
This month, the Chargers will go up against the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Those are some of the best teams around the league.
This is going to be a fun month for the San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers. The guys will need top notch performances to make a run for the playoffs. Can’t wait to see it happen. Welcome to Philcember.