Tom Krasovic: NFL playoff preview: Philip Rivers recalls lessons learned in Chargers loss to Pats

SAN DIEGO — Philip Rivers will help launch this year’s Super Bowl tournament Saturday at Buffalo. It’s the first of six NFL playoff games this weekend (10:05 a.m. PST). When asked what hard-earned wisdom he’s gleaned from past playoff games, the 39-year-old quarterback mentioned one of the most painful losses in San Diego sports history. Patriots 21, Chargers 12. However, it wasn’t the untimely, bad health of the Chargers’ offense —13 years ago this month — that Rivers brought up. His lesson was this: Scoring three points instead of seven won’t cut it. Not this high up the football pyramid. “W…

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