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NFL Playoff Picture: Chargers Over 49ers Means Chiefs Have A Must-Win

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The San Diego Chargers beat the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday Night Football, 34-7. The game was somewhat close for a little bit -- San Francisco had a couple of near touchdowns that were called back -- but San Diego just kept doing what it's been doing. They're looking really tough right now.

This means that Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams is a must-win for the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Chargers are now 8-6 and the Chiefs are 8-5. All sorts of things with the tiebreakers can happen -- San Diego has a lot of those locked down -- but the Chiefs can continue to control their destiny if they just win on Sunday.

We all knew it was coming. We knew the Chargers were going to get on fire and start lighting some teams up (including Kansas City).

I'll admit. I'm a little nervous now. I'm not so sure the Chargers will lose again. They now go on the road to Cincinnati and Denver.

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