There are a few situations in which the #Colts may favor Jacoby Brissett over Philip Rivers.
Philip Rivers' familiarity with Frank Reich will aid Colts' transition, especially with no offseason activities taking place
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Here's another reported reason why the Colts preferred Philip Rivers over Tom Brady:
Philip Rivers is 25-of-25, the most consecutive completions in one game in NFL history.