Chiefs Outshot by Chargers, 41-38

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Jamaal Charles had a big day on the ground, but it wasn't enough to avoid a tough loss for the Chiefs against the Chargers, 41-38, at home.

Alex Smith found pay dirt three times on 26 of 38 passing for 294 yards and one pick. Philip Rivers was just as hot for the Chargers, and finished 27 for 39 with 392 yards passing, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

Charles was a standout player for the Chiefs, rushing for 115 yards on 14 attempts while adding two touchdowns and had four receptions for 42 yards. Donnie Avery was a top performer, snagging four passes for 91 yards with a touchdown.

The Kansas City defense buckled, giving up 392 yards passing and 104 rushing. They brought down Rivers for one sack.

Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was impressive, racking up 124 receiving yards. After Rivers, he was the top performer for San Diego. Tight end Ladarius Green also had a good game with 80 receiving yards and one touchdown.

Next week, the Chiefs host the Broncos (9-2) while the Chargers take on the Bengals (7-4), also at home.


Chargers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

P. Rivers

27

39

392

3

0


Chiefs Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A-

91

A. Smith

26

38

294

3

1


Chargers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B

83

R. Mathews

RB

14

55

3.9

1

A

93

D. Woodhead

RB

6

25

4.2

1

D+

69

R. Brown

RB

6

23

3.8

0


Chiefs Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

J. Charles

RB

14

115

8.2

2

-

-

K. Davis

RB

1

3

3.0

0

C+

79

D. McCluster

WR

1

-1

-1.0

0


Chargers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

K. Allen

WR

9

124

13.8

0

B+

88

E. Royal

WR

4

87

21.8

0

A+

98

L. Green

TE

3

80

26.7

1


Chiefs Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A-

91

D. Avery

WR

4

91

22.8

1

C+

79

D. McCluster

WR

7

59

8.4

0

B

82

D. Bowe

WR

5

51

10.2

1


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