Chiefs Down San Diego 23-20 - Match Report
The Chiefs grabbed a Week 8 victory over the Chargers on Monday, winning 23-20 at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Chiefs were a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 44.5.
Matt Cassel completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 261 yards and 1 TD for the Chiefs in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Chargers defense.
Ryan Mathews rushed for 57 yards for San Diego, while Curtis Brinkley added 43 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 369 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Malcom Floyd and Antonio Gates had 107 and 73 yards respectively.
San Diego outgained Kansas City 447-341 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Chargers.
The time of possession battle favored San Diego as their offense was on the field for 37:29, longer than the 32:15 of their opponents.
Kansas City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Dolphins. The Chargers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Green Bay.