Chargers QB Philip Rivers, who Broncos fans love to hate, will bring his many ridiculous expressions to Denver on Sunday for a playoff match-up against the Broncos. No doubt he'll be wearing a bolo tie of the sort that San Diego boosters see as a good-luck charm -- hence their declaration of today as "Bolo-tie Friday." And since bolos are a lot more Colorado than California, we decided to join in, by asking Westword's Jay Vollmar to come up with some new-and-improved ties that Broncos backers would like to see Rivers wear. Check out his hilarious designs below. Number 10: The Peyton Manning Bolo Adding some Peyton definitely classes up his look, don't you think? Number 9: The Buzz Lightyear Bolo Haven't noticed the bizarre resemblance between Rivers and this particular child's plaything? Here's proof: Continue to keep counting down the top ten Philip Rivers bolos as chosen by Broncos fans. Number 8: The Recliner Bolo Wouldn't you prefer to be stretched out in this comfy seat next week rather than practicing for another game, Phil? We'd like you to be. Number 7: The Little Phil Bolo No doubt some entrepreneur in San Diego has already thought of this one. But we feel it should feature a photo of Rivers with a goofy expression -- as if he sported any other kind. Continue to keep counting down the top ten Philip Rivers bolos as chosen by Broncos fans. Number 6: The Power Failure Bolo Perfect for those of us who'd like to see the Chargers lose their charge. Number 5: The Hangman's Bolo At first, we felt kinda bad about this reference to choking. But then we got over it. Continue to keep counting down the top ten Philip Rivers bolos as chosen by Broncos fans. Number 4: The Seaworld Bolo A reminder that no matter what happens on Sunday, you'll never be the most famous thing in San Diego. And to your credit, we're pretty sure you've never killed any of your trainers. Number 3: The Super Bowl Trophy Bolo We hope this is the closest you ever get to one of these things. Continue to keep counting down the top ten Philip Rivers bolos as chosen by Broncos fans. Number 2: The Cry Baby Bolo Is there another player in the league who whines and complains more than Rivers? Maybe NFL uniform designers should design a helmet for him that comes with its own binky. Number 1: The Dick Bolo No explanation necessary.
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