It's been a long, long time since Kansas City was favored to win at Qualcomm Stadium.
Put it this way: Trent Green was still at quarterback. Larry Johnson was the running back. Tony Gonzalez was still in his prime. And Dick Vermeil still roamed the team's sideline.
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That team finished 10-6, but did not qualify for the playoffs. Same goes for the 9-7 Chargers, who missed out that year when then-quarterback Drew Brees tore up his shoulder. Remember that?
Instead of Brees -- or even second-year quarterback Philip Rivers -- the Chiefs faced a 42-year old Doug Flutie. And Flutie beat the Chiefs, 24-17.
In doing so, he became the oldest player to ever score a touchdown in an NFL game. And he also highlighted how tough it is for a road team to have the edge in this rivalry.