Rodney Farva wrote:Briandong79 wrote:CourtesyFlush wrote:Philip Rivers is a Hall of Famer--true or false?
I would guess so. Depends on how much voters hit him for being in this era. At the end of the day, he's going to have better numbers than Marino but the era is so inflated, that's just not that impressive. All of the other HOF guys from his era (Brady, Manning, Roethlisberger, probably Rodgers, maybe Eli (guh)) have rings, he doesn't. At the end of the day though I think he gets in as a borderline guy.
maybe somebody could throw up a bunch of #s to prove me wrong, but even with the two rings i don't see how anyone could consider eli a HoF qb
Eli's going to be an interesting case for sure. He should have sufficient numbers (yardage, TDs) to complete his resume by the time he retires.
Philip's easy comp is Dan Fouts--both put up tons of yards but haven't won a Super Bowl (yet, in Rivers' case). Rivers has done significantly more with less talent over the years than Fouts had. He's probably closer to Marino in that respect.