The Kansas City Chiefs are already without starting left tackle Branden Albert with an ankle injury for the second week in a row. To combat that, the Chiefs have all offensive linemen active today.
Well, the hits keep on coming. Starting center Rudy Niswanger injured his knee on a failed fourth down conversion. He was limping heavily off of the field. Trainers tended to him for a few minutes before he was taken away to the locker room in a cart.
I've been told that it is a knee injury and he's a questionable return.
Wade Smith was replacing Albert but with the injury to Niswanger, he has slid over to center and Barry Richardson, activated from the practice squad just last week, is at left tackle.
The Chiefs have given up two passing touchdowns to the Chargers.
The Chiefs went three and out on drive number one and failed to convert on a fourth and one on drive number two.
It's getting dark out here at Arrowhead, both figuratively and literally. Storms are only a few miles away as of this posting. There's no rain yet and the storm appears to be just west of the stadium.
The Chargers were held to a three and out in their first drive before going on two consecutive scoring drives.
As of this posting, new receiver Lance Long has been the intended target on two pass attempts.