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NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Fourth quarter

  • FINAL: Chiefs 38, Chargers 28
  • And now for, the Chop
  • Sturgis’ attempt for a field goal is no good, goes far left. Score remains Chiefs 38, Chargers 28
  • Update on Niemann injury:
  • Chargers gain a quick 46 yards just before the two-minute warning
  • 3’ to go calls for hype time:
  • Ben Niemann heads off the field:
  • Chiefs 38, Chargers 28
  • TOUCHDOWN CHARGERS. Chiefs’ Scandrick gets lost in the coverage and Rivers is able to find Williams for a 4 yard TD pass. Two point conversion attempt is successful.
  • Rivers connects with Allen for 23 yards
  • 8:36: Rivers finds Williams for 23 yards
  • 9:42: False start called on LA’s Sam Tevi. Chargers’ Maurkice Pouncey pick up another penalty for offensive holding on the next play
  • A look at the play:
  • Hill’s third touchdown calls for a celebration:
  • Chiefs 38, Chargers 20
  • TOUCHDOWN CHIEFS. Extending the lead once more, Mahomes finds Tyreek Hill (again) for a 1 yard TD pass. Butker gets the extra point.
  • James Winchester and De’Anthony Thomas come up big for the Chiefs. Thomas forces a fumble and Winchester recovers the ball inside the 5
  • Chiefs 31, Chargers 20
  • Chargers go for the two point conversion and it’s successful. Rivers finds Antonio Gates in the end zone
  • TOUCHDOWN CHARGERS: Scandrick gets beat by WR Keenan Allen who gets on the end of a 20 yard TD pass from Rivers.
  • 14:57: Rivers finds Tyrell Williams for 25 yards at KC 41

Third quarter

  • Score going into the fourth quarter: Chiefs 31, Chargers 12
  • Sherman was ready for that one:
  • Chiefs lead 31-12
  • TOUCHDOWN! Mahomes finds Anthony Sherman deep for a 36 yard TD
  • Mahomes finds Tyreek Hill deep again for 34 yards
  • Eric Murray picks up a penalty for defensive holding. 5 yards enforced at the Chiefs 37.
  • Ron Parker intercepts a pass by Rivers that was intended for Allen and the Chiefs take over at their own 14
  • Leading up to the Chiefs last touchdown:
  • Dee Ford shuts down Gordon. No gain.
  • Rivers hits Allen for 16 yards
  • Rivers finds Gordon for 20 yards
  • Chiefs 24, Chargers 12
  • TOUCHDOWN Kansas City. Mahomes find De’Anthony Thomas for a one yard touchdown
  • Mahomes gets fouled by Justin Jones who grabbed his face mask, giving KC first and goal
  • Mahomes finds Sammy Watkins deep for 16 yards at the LAC 4 yard line
  • Offsides called on Melvin Ingram
  • It’s a sea of red in Los Angeles today at the StubHub Center:
  • Mahomes runs the ball for 7 yards at the LAC 35
  • Mahomes finds Tyreek Hill on the opening drive of the second half for 21 yards. Hill is racking up the yards today.

Second quarter

  • HALFTIME: Chiefs 17, Chargers 12
  • Chiefs end the quarter with two incomplete passes from Mahomes to Tyreek Hil land then Travis Kelce
  • Mahomes finds Tyreek Hill at the Chargers 38 for 20 yards
  • KC takes second timeout with 38 seconds to go in the half
  • Chargers wide receivers having difficulty connecting on the TD pass
  • Chargers’ Tyrell Williams gets flagged for an illegal block above the waist
  • Update: Chiefs 17, Chargers 12
  • Butker’s field goal good for 46 yards. Chiefs extend the lead to 17
  • Mahomes connects with Hill at LAC 49 for 5 yards. Chargers’ Denzel Perryman goes down on the play.
  • 5:10: Chiefs take their first timeout
  • Mahomes rushes 8 yards for the Chiefs first down
  • Chiefs offense back on and Tyreek Hill is back in the game
  • Update: it’s a scorcher
  • Chiefs 14, Chargers 12
  • Timeout leads to a Chargers touchdown on their next play back on the field. Rivers finally connects with a 13 yard TD pass to Austin Ekeler who beats Anthony Hitchens.
  • Chargers offense having a difficult time getting on the end of Philip Rivers’ throws
  • Chargers take another timeout following an incomplete pass to Gordon
  • Penalty on Chiefs’ Chris Jones for defensive offsides
  • 11:07: Chargers pick up 25 yards after Rivers finds Gordon at KC 34
  • Tyreek Hill under concussion protocol, but out of injury tent with helmet in hand.
  • KC picks up a penalty for having 12 players on the field. 5 yards enforced at LAC 4
  • Patrick Mahomes sacked at the 45 by Chargers rookie Derwin James. 0 yards.
  • Chiefs open the quarter with 2 incomplete passes by Mahomes to Kelce and Thomas.
  • First quarter
  • End of first quarter: Chiefs 14, Chargers 6
  • Mahomes ends the first quarter with a deep pass left to Tyreek Hill at the LAC 45 for 30 yards
  • Chargers go for another field goal and Sturgis makes it (39 yards); Chiefs 14, Chargers 6
  • Chargers timeout looking at 4th-and-2 at the 21
  • Anthony Hitchens reads the screen play and is able to beat the block and make the tackle
  • Barksdale knee injury update:
  • Mahomes looks for Travis Kelce deep right but the pass is incomplete
  • 5:03: Mahomes pass incomplete to Sammy Watkins
  • Barksdale is helped off of the field following the play
  • Philip Rivers sacked at the KC 36 for -6 yards by Dee Ford on 3rd-and-10 and Joe Barksdale goes down with an injury
  • 6:39: Chiefs’ Ron Parker picks up a penalty for unnecessary roughness, 15 yards enforced at the KC 45
  • Tyreek Hill’s second TD:
  • Kick from Butker is good for the extra point. Chiefs lead 14-3
  • Tyreek Hill with another TD. Patrick Mahomes connects for a 58-yard touchdown pass
  • Caleb Sturgis gets the Chargers on the board with a 45 yard field goal
  • 10:09: Philip Rivers’ pass incomplete to Tyrell Williams
  • Hill took the punt back 91 yards for the TD, Harrison Butker’s kick is good Chiefs lead 7-0
  • Tyreek Hill with an early touchdown less than 2 minutes in
  • Chargers opening drive is a 3 and out
  • Chiefs win the toss, but defer. Chargers start with the ball first.

Pregame warmups

  • According to ESPN’s Adam Teicher, with Eric Berry inactive today, Ron Parker and Eric Murray will be the starting safeties.
  • Chiefs inactives today:
  • Chiefs fans are READY.
  • Eric Berry is not suited up but he’s at the stadium and he was speaking at the center of the full-team huddle right before the Chiefs retreated to their locker room one final time, per Adam Teicher, ESPN
  • And the Chiefs captains are...