Kansas City Chiefs Force Four Turnovers in Win Against Los Angeles Chargers

The Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers squared off on Monday night in Mexico City, Mexico. Kansas City was supposed to play in Mexico City last season against the Los Angeles Rams, but they didn’t because of field conditions.

This season in the game at Mexico City, the Chiefs picked off Philip Rivers four times. Including an interception by Daniel Sorensen with 17 seconds remaining in the end zone. Thus Kansas City won the game by a score of 24-17 over Los Angeles.

Mike Williams had a 50-yard reception on that drive for the Chargers with less than 52 seconds remaining in regulation.


Rivers completed 28-of-52 passes for 353 yards one touchdown and four interceptions. However, it might be time for Los Angeles to draft a quarterback in the first round in the 2020 NFL Draft. Therefore, some of the players that come to mind are Jacob Eason, Jordan Love, and Jacob Fromm.

This team has lost all of their games this season by one possession and a lot of it has to do with how poor Philip Rivers has been this season. He has thrown seven interceptions in the last two games.

With Kansas City trailing 3-0 in the second-quarter, LeSean McCoy scored on a 6-yard touchdown run. McCoy only rushed for 29 yards on seven carries and a score. He also caught four passes for 28 yards receiving.

The Kansas City Chiefs led 10-9 to start the third quarter. They scored on their first drive of the second half on a 6-yard touchdown run by Darrel Williams. He finished with 35 yards rushing on 11 carries and a score. Williams also caught two passes for eight yards receiving.

Damien Williams left the game in the second-quarter with injury to his ribs and he did not return. Williams rushed for seven yards on four carries. He also caught one pass for six yards receiving.

Tyreek Hill left the game in the first quarter with an injury to his hamstring and he did not return. Hill did not catch a pass in this game.

Later in the third quarter, Patrick Mahomes threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Travis Kelce. Mahomes completed 19-of-32 passes for 182 yards one touchdown and one interception. He also rushed for 59 yards on 15 carries. Patrick Mahomes was the Chiefs leading rusher in this game.

Kelce caught seven passes for 92 yards and a touchdown.

Sammy Watkins caught two passes for 26 yards receiving.

Mecole Hardman Jr. caught two passes for 13 yards receiving.

Byron Pringle caught one pass for nine yards receiving.

On the next drive for the Los Angeles Chargers, Philip Rivers threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Keenan Allen (Rivers 2-point conversion pass to Hunter Henry).

Allen caught eight passes for 71 yards receiving and a touchdown.

Henry also caught six passes for 69 yards receiving.

Mike Williams caught two passes for 76 yards receiving.

Austin Ekeler was shockingly the leading receiver in this game for Los Angeles. He caught seven passes for 108 yards receiving. Ekeler also rushed for 24 yards on five carries.

Melvin Gordon II was the leading rusher in this game for the Chargers. In fact, He rushed for 69 yards on 14 carries. Gordon II also caught three passes for 21 yards receiving.

Virgil Green also caught one pass for eight yards receiving.

The playoffs are dashed for the Chargers and the Chiefs move into the number three seed in the AFC postseason picture.

Kansas City (7-4) will be on a bye next week. First place in the AFC West will be on the line for them heading into Week 13 when they take on the Oakland Raiders (6-4) at home on December 1.

Los Angeles (4-7) will be on a bye next week as well. They will be on the road in Week 13 against the Denver Broncos (3-7) on December 1.

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