KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Norv Turner has been expected Sunday whether your dog may possibly remember dealing with a more generous opponent, and the Chargers discipline sifted through above three ages value with remembrances within vain.
"I can't," Turner reported finally. "I'm certain most people have at some point."
The Chargers surely required advantage of their hospitable hosts. The Kansas City Chiefs determined half a dozen turnovers, several regarding these within the first half, along with San Diego explained into a 37-20 victory as well as exclusive possession of initial position inside the AFC West.
Philip Rivers used to get 209 meters plus two touchdowns, Jackie Battle burned his / her former workforce along with touchdowns hurrying plus receiving, along with the Chargers (3-1) rebounded from the letdown against Atlanta to improve in order to 8-2 inside their past 10 online games next to Kansas City.
Matt Cassel threw regarding 251 yards and a pair of touchdowns for your Chiefs (1-3), but this individual had several first-half interceptions. Jamaal Charles, who used their huge game a week ago from New Orleans together with touchdowns rushing as well as receiving, additionally fumbled twice.
San Diego made the Chiefs' half a dozen turnovers straight into 24 points.
"It had been just like turnover soon after yield returns once yield for the reason that first quarter," stated Chargers security Eric Weddle. "A many situations it's simply just guys generating beneficial hits, tipped balls. There's things to improve, but most people came back soon after final week, while most people didn't play well."
Just concerning the only brilliant location to get Kansas City was broad receiver Dwayne Bowe, that acquired seven gets to get 108 meters including a touchdown that came much too past due that will matter.
The normal authorities ended up back within the discipline Sunday, as well as both clubs placed referee Bill Leavy's crew busy. They put together intended for 15 fees and penalties for one hundred and fifty yards.
The Chargers lost very little time frame around setting up the conclusion zone, something these people were unable to undertake past week.
Rivers capped off of a 76-yard drive that was served down by means of two move interference calls on Chiefs safety Eric Berry with a small TD complete to Eddie Royal for the 7-0 lead.
Then the particular cacophony connected with errors definitely began for Kansas City.
Cassel's 3 rd complete with the game seemed to be intercepted by Weddle, providing San Diego the baseball in the Chiefs 28. Four works later, Nick Novak's 25-yard field intention made the item 10-0.
On this Chiefs' future possession, Charles had been removed with the ball by Takeo Spikes about the first participate in immediately after a wrong start. San Diego required through with the Chiefs 5, and Battle pounded forwards twice to provide the particular Chargers a 17-0 guide most of just before Kansas City had run personal training questionable plays.
The Chiefs happen to be outscored 41-6 while in the initial district the following season.
"We've got to solve that and we've got for you to solve this quick. Turnovers were getting rid of us," Cassel said. "We look at it, although many of us obviously need to continue at this time there plus carry out your greater job."
Charles fumbled yet again midway in the following quarter, but this time around the Chargers gifted it proper back. Rivers underthrew Robert Meacham, plus Brandon Flowers created the particular interception.
Kansas City managed to search eighty-five meters in mere five plays, Charles providing your highlight on a good provoking 37-yard touchdown run. But the actual push appeared to be squandered on the its next possession, while Cassel threw well behind Tony Moeaki, along with Chargers linebacker Donald Butler snapped up hold on the deflection as well as waltzed 21 meters untouched to offer San Diego a new 27-6 lead.
Cassel threw their third interception deep in San Diego territory nearby the conclude from the half.
"It gets going with me," Cassel said. "I have got to carry out a better position regarding safeguarding the basketball and positioning us in position to be successful."
The Chiefs construct a lengthy commute to begin the third quarter, as well as Charles' 13-yard TD snatch by using 8:40 quit presented the actual sturdy Kansas City enthusiasts nonetheless inserting around cause to believe in which one more thing significant comeback might be with hand.
But immediately after rallying coming from a franchise-record 18 details down to overcom New Orleans continue Sunday, this Chiefs wouldn't quit making a gift of their chances to get last the particular game.
They attended three-and-out on not one but two straight series, and also Shaun Draughn fumbled within the next.
The Chargers put some sort of clear bow about an uncomplicated whenever underwhelming success simply by proceeding forty nine yards regarding a different touchdown, the following time together with Rivers discovering Battle released on the backfield for the score.
"It was a total company effort, basically, in not really trying to play very well," Chiefs trainer Romeo Crennel said. "It had been negative football. You could possibly discover it was bad football. But we now have some sort of game to help always be played out sunday plus we must stay along and never position fingers. . We're heading to see in the event you can find improved somehow, and also play superior opposed to great basketball teams."
Notes: The Chiefs outgained San Diego 353 yards for you to 293. . Rivers made his / her 100th occupation start. He furthermore surpassed this 25,000-yard moving indicate although bettering for you to 9-4 from the Chiefs. . Cassel provides placed seven interceptions plus shed some fumbles as a result of three games. . DE Ropati Pitoitua experienced a couple totes with regard to Kansas City it is in place involving Glenn Dorsey (calf).