Bolts want Philip Rivers to get back to basics - [Full Article]

It's not outlandish to say that Philip Rivers' play will dictate the success or failure of the San Diego Chargers' 2013 season.

Rivers' inconsistency has critics swarming, but new coach Mike McCoy believes his quarterback will have a "great year" as long as the team simplifies things.

"We got to get him going back to the basics," McCoy said. "Take what the defense gives you. Don't be afraid to check it down. You don't have to make that big play every play."

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McCoy wants the ball out quicker and also said another key is running the football, which is likely why the team resigned Ronnie Brown and signed free agent Danny Woodhead. Rivers' 2012 season arguably was his most inconsistent since taking over as full-time starter in 2006, but McCoy is known for getting the most out of his quarterbacks.

Filed Under: 2013, Preseason

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