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A Perfect Day for Philip Rivers

Two drives.

Two touchdowns.

Six passes.

Six completions.

With that, Head Coach Anthony Lynn saw all he needed to out of Philip Rivers, removing number 17 from the game with 1:09 left in the first quarter.  In all likelihood, it's the last we'll see of Rivers until the Week 1 opener in Denver.

After all, there's nothing more the team needs to see out of the franchise quarterback.

Rivers earned a perfect 158.3 passer rating against the Rams, going six-for-six for 85 yards and one touchdown.  He completed all four passes thrown in Keenan Allen's direction for 37 yards, including a 17-yard dart to the Rams' seven-yard line on 3rd-and-6.

Still, the highlight of Rivers' day was a 45-yard touchdown strike to Travis Benjamin on the opening drive of the game.  On 3rd-and-5, the offensive line gave Benjamin enough time to separate downfield, and the QB rewarded the effort with a picture-perfect throw, hitting the speedster in stride.

Including his lone drive two weeks ago against the Seattle Seahawks, Rivers is 11-for-12 for 141 yards and two TDs this preseason.

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