Chiefs vs Chargers Week Nine Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-6) AT SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (3-4)

SERIES

  CHIEFS CHARGERS
SERIES LEADER 52-51-1  
STREAKS   9 of past 12
COACHES VS. OPP. Crennel: 0-2 Turner: 8-8
LAST WEEK L 26-16 vs. Raiders L 7-6 at Browns
LAST GAME 9/30/12: Chargers 37 at Chiefs 20. San Diego QB Philip Rivers posts 115.4 rating with 2 TDs as Chargers score game’s first 20 points after forcing turnovers on Chiefs’ first 2 drives.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/25/11: Chargers 20, Chiefs 17. San Diego RB Ryan Mathews rushes for 98 yards & 2 TDs (2, 4) as Chargers defeat Kansas City.
BROADCAST NFLN (5:00 PM PT): Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Ian Eagle, Trent Green, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (KC), 93 (SD). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (KC), 226 (SD). 

STATS

PASSING Cassel: 123-206-1,368-6-10-69.0 OR

Quinn: 26-44-213-0-3-43.1

Rivers: 157-243-1,646-10-9-82.4
RUSHING Charles: 120-595 (T3C)-5.0-2 Mathews: 82-354-4.3-1
RECEIVING Bowe: 37-492-13.3-3 Floyd: 29-461-15.9-1
OFFENSE 367.3 320.9
TAKE/GIVE -18 -2
DEFENSE 348.7 326.6
SACKS Houston: 6 Phillips: 5
INTs Flowers, Routt: 2 3 tied: 2
PUNTING Colquitt: 46.1 Scifres: 49.2 (2C)
KICKING Succop: 52 (10/10 PAT; 14/15 FG) Novak: 31 (10/10 PAT; 7/8 FG)

NOTES

CHIEFS: In only meeting vs. SD (w/ Cle. on 12/6/09), QB BRADY QUINN passed for 271 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 95.7 rating. QB MATT CASSEL had 102.1 rating in last game at SD…Club averages AFC-best 155.1 rush yards per game in ’12…In past 5, RB JAMAAL CHARLES is averaging 6.2 yards per carry vs. Chargers (56 att., 346 yards). Averages 103.7 scrim. yards per game in ’12 (595 rush; 131 rec.). Charles (4,799) needs 201 scrim. yards to reach 5,000 career…WR DWAYNE BOWE (393) needs 7 rec. to become 4th player in franchise annals to reach 400 career. Bowe (39) needs TD rec. to become 5th player in club history with 40 career. WR JON BALDWIN has 9 rec. for 132 yards with TD in 2 career games vs. SD. WR DEXTER MC CLUSTER has 6 rec. in each of past 2 games…LB TAMBA HALI has 9.5 career sacks vs. SD, most vs. any opponent…CB BRANDON FLOWERS has 2 INTs in past 3 vs. SD…CHARGERS: Seek 5th straight win vs. KC at home…Have won 2 of past 3 on TNF…As starter at home vs. KC, QB PHILIP RIVERS has 5-1 record. Is 40-8 (.833) as starter when posting 100+ rating. In past 3 on Thursday Night Football, Rivers has 8 TDs vs. 1 INT & 105.9 rating…RB RYAN MATHEWS had 2 rush TDs in last meeting at home vs. KC. RB RONNIE BROWN had season-best in rec. (7) & rec. yards (85) last week…TE ANTONIO GATES (78) trails only HOFer LANCE ALWORTH (81) for most rec. TDs in team history…LB SHAUN PHILLIPS (65) has 3rd-most sacks by Charger (LESLIE O’NEAL, 105.5; LEE WILLIAMS, 65.5)…DE COREY LIUGET has 2 sacks in past 3…Since ’11, S ERIC WEDDLE leads NFL w/ 9 INTs…LB DONALD BUTLER had 6 tackles, 0.5 sack & 21-yard INT-return TD in last game vs. KC.


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