Rivers completed 19-of-29 passes for 218 yards with one touchdown in Sunday's 28-20 loss to Denver. He was also badgered by the Broncos’ pass rush throughout and was sacked four times.
A game that was billed as an offensive showcase turned out to be decidedly one-sided. Peyton Manning took a while to get his team going, as he was also pressed consistently, but finished with four touchdowns. Rivers, on the other hand, struggled to make plays against a defense that has had trouble defending the pass.
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