KANSAS CITY (2-3) at SAN DIEGO (5-1)
Sunday, 4 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Chargers by 5 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Kansas City 4-1, San Diego 5-1
SERIES RECORD – Chargers lead 55-52-1
LAST MEETING – Chargers beat Chiefs 27-24, OT, Dec. 29, 2013
LAST WEEK – Chiefs had bye; Chargers beat Raiders 31-28
AP PRO32 RANKING – Chiefs No. 17, Chargers No. 2
CHIEFS OFFENSE – OVERALL (21), RUSH (4), PASS (29).
CHIEFS DEFENSE – OVERALL (14), RUSH (23), PASS (7).
CHARGERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (25), PASS (6).
CHARGERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (9), PASS (4).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Chargers have won five straight overall and six straight at home. … Chargers’ past three victories came against teams with combined 1-16 record (Jacksonville, New York Jets, Oakland). … Overall, Chargers’ six opponents so far are combined 11-22. … Chargers outlasted KC in OT on Dec. 29 to clinch AFC’s final playoff spot. … Chargers QB Philip Rivers looking to extend NFL record to six straight games with passer rating of 120 or better. … Rivers has thrown at least one TD pass in team-record 26 straight games dating to 2012. … Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles needs 53 yards to pass Priest Holmes (6,070) as franchise’s career leading rusher. … Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (groin) hopes to play vs. Chiefs, who released him after his first Pro Bowl season. … Chiefs QB Alex Smith has played at Qualcomm Stadium at all three levels. He led Helix High to consecutive San Diego Section titles before going to Utah, which at the time was a rival of San Diego State in Mountain West Conference. … Branden Oliver is first Chargers rookie since LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001 with consecutive 100-yard games. Oliver has three TDs in two games.
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