The Los Angeles Chargers are back home to continue their quest toward a playoff berth. With a matchup against the NFL’s worst team set for Sunday, the Bolts are ready to redeem themselves from last year’s debacle.
After an embarrassing loss against the Cleveland Browns last season, the Chargers have everything in place to make sure the Browns don’t deliver a blow to Los Angeles’ playoff aspirations. I’ve made four predictions set to appear on Sunday’s stat sheet. Predictions total on the year: 5-32.
Prediction One: Philip Rivers throws for 350+ yards and four TDs
Probably the one fan base that’s had it harder than the Chargers must be that of the Browns. This franchise is without question the worst over the course of the last decade and it doesn’t seem to be getting better.
With a red-hot Philip Rivers returning back to the soccer stadium he calls home it’s bound to be a disaster for the Browns.
For all of you Game of Thrones fans out there, this is going to be the ‘Red Wedding’ 2.0, and for anyone that doesn’t understand the reference – it’s going to get ugly.
Last week Rivers had one of the best games of his career, airing it out for 434 passing yards and a trio of touchdowns.
As the Chargers continue to bolt for a playoff spot, the Browns are just a pebble on the road to getting there.
Prediction Two: Keenan Allen and Hunter Henry each have 7+ receptions and 80+ receiving yards
The reason Rivers is on fire as of late is in great part to the work both Keenan Allen and Hunter Henry have done.
Allen has caught 23 passes for 331 yards and three scores over the course of the last two games.
All the while, Henry sneakily reeled in seven receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown during the same period.
It’s about time these guys play to their potential, and when they do, the unthinkable happens – the Chargers win.
If you thought the Chargers feasted last week in their dominance over the Dallas Cowboys, just wait till you see what’s in store for the Browns come Sunday?