Everything to know about Chargers’ loss to Chiefs

The Chargers closed out the regular season with a loss to the Chiefs in a low-scoring affair at SoFi Stadium.

To recap everything from the season finale, here is everything to know from the game.

It was over when...

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Harrison Butker made a 41-yard field goal to retake the lead with 49 seconds remaining.

Game notes

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  • Despite winning the time of possession battle, the Chargers still failed to score a touchdown.

  • The Chiefs also failed to score an offensive touchdown, with their only one coming off the fumble return for 97 yards.

  • Los Angeles went 0 of 3 in the red zone.

  • Easton Stick led the team in rushing.

Quick hits

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  • In the battle of two backup quarterbacks, there weren’t a lot of fireworks offensively.

  • Easton Stick did not offer much as a passer, finishing the game 28 of 47 for 258 yards. However, he was effective with his legs, running for 77 yards on 13 carries.

  • Austin Ekeler failed to contribute on the ground in what could have been his last game as a Charger. Ekeler ran the ball ten times for only 11 yards. In the passing game, he did turn seven catches into 38 yards.

  • Donald Parham Jr. led the team in receiving with five catches for 83 yards.

  • Joshua Palmer was targeted the most, finishing with ten, which he turned into six receptions for 44 yards.

  • Khalil Mack ended his dominant season on a high note, collecting a sack, two passes defended and five quarterback hits. Mack finished the season with 17 sacks, which tied the Chargers single-season record with Shawne Merriman and Leslie O’Neal.

  • Alohi Gilman came on strong this season, looking to warrant a new contract, whether with the Chargers or another team. And he closed it out with his second interception of the year.

  • Cameron Dicker was a perfect 4 for 4 on his field goals, with a long of 49 yards. Dicker finished his sensational sophomore season with 31 of 33 on his field goals, seven being over 50 yards.

What's next?

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The Chargers finished the season with a 5-12 record. They now head into the offseason looking for a new head coach and general manager, while having to make decisions on players on the roster and pending free agents and bringing in new talent via free agent and the draft.

Story originally appeared on Chargers Wire