Rivers tied Fouts’ record of 254 in his 404-yard, two-touchdown effort in the team’s 33-28 comeback win against the Detroit Lions.
The last time the Chargers faced the Bengals was in Cincinnati in the Wild Card round of the 2013 playoffs, when the Chargers won 27-10.
The Bengals breezed past the Oakland Raiders in Week 1, 33-13.
It wasn’t as easy for the Chargers, who had to overcome an 18-point deficit to beat the Lions in their opener.
Here are some storylines heading into the Week 2 matchup at Cincinnati:
Fluker out with ankle injury, Hairston likely to start
The Chargers will be without D.J. Fluker for at least a couple weeks after he was carted off the field with an ankle injury in the team’s win.
Initially it was believed Fluker would miss 4-6 weeks, but the San Diego Union Tribune reported he may just miss a few weeks.
Chargers not afraid of the comeback
Two of the team’s last three wins dating back to the 2014 season have been double-digit comeback victories.
Last December, the team climbed from a 21-point deficit to defeat the San Francisco 49ers, tying for the largest comeback in team history.
However, when the Chargers and Bengals last met in the 2013 playoffs the Chargers handily beats the Bengals, 27-10.
The Chargers lead the all-time series over the Bengals 20-14 and are 9-7 in games played at Cincinnati.
Pacman Jones not suspended
In the Bengals’ win over the Raiders, cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was seen slamming the head of Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper on his own helmet.
Jones was not suspended by the NFL but was fined $35,000 by the league’s office.
According to NBC Sports, Jones said the Cooper had punched him in the throat on a previous play.