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Chargers-Chiefs Capsule

SAN DIEGO (4-6) At KANSAS CITY (9-1)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 4½

RECORD VS. SPREAD — San Diego 5-4-1, Kansas City 6-4

SERIES RECORD — Chargers lead 53-52-1

LAST MEETING — Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13, Nov. 1, 2012

LAST WEEK — Chargers lost to Dolphins 20-16; Chiefs lost to Broncos 27-17

AP Pro32 RANKING — Chargers No. 22, Chiefs No. 3

CHARGERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (7), RUSH (T16), PASS (4)

CHARGERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (27), RUSH (16), PASS (27)

CHIEFS OFFENSE — OVERALL (24), RUSH (11), PASS (26)

CHIEFS DEFENSE — OVERALL (12), RUSH (T20), PASS (9)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: San Diego has won four of last five against Chiefs. ... Chargers have lost three straight by combined 18 points. ... San Diego QB Philip Rivers needs 11 yards passing for eighth straight 3,000-yard season. ... Rivers is completing 70.9 percent of passes, just off NFL record of 71.2 set by Saints' Drew Brees in 2011. ... Chargers' Antonio Gates needs two catches and 15 yards to become fourth TE in NFL history with 700 catches and 9,000 yards. ... San Diego RB Ryan Mathews needs 168 yards rushing to pass Chuck Muncie (3,309) for fifth most in franchise history. ... Chargers WR Keenan Allen has three 100-yard receiving games, tied with John Jefferson's record for 100-yard games by a rookie. ... Chargers have allowed 19 sacks, tied for fourth fewest in NFL. ... Chiefs fell to second in NFL behind Buffalo with 36 sacks after having none last week vs. Denver. ... RB Jamaal Charles (7,004) became fifth player in Chiefs history with 7,000 yards from scrimmage with 72 last week. ... Alex Smith needs 70 yards rushing to pass Tyler Thigpen (386) for most yards rushing by Chiefs quarterback in single season. ... Smith is 0-2 against Chargers as starter. ... Chiefs lead NFL with five defensive TDs and plus-15 turnover differential. ... Chiefs have scored 84 points off takeaways, third most behind San Francisco and Seattle. ... LB Tamba Hali needs two sacks to pass Art Still (73) for most sacks in Chiefs history. ... Kansas City leads NFL in third-down defense (27.2 percent).

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