Chargers can't overcome Rivers' miscues in loss to Chiefs 24-10

Key stats from the Chiefs Week 3 victory vs. Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will play during his team's Week 3 matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday afternoon in spite of a knee injury, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

The Bolts drive remained alive, as Rivers launched a spectacular pass to Travis Benjamin for a 44 yard gain.

Speedster Tyreek Hill took advantage of a mismatch on a 30-yard touchdown run, and Albert Wilson scored on a nifty shovel pass from Alex Smith.

Rivers threw three interceptions - with a few more almost picked - in the Chargers' 24-10 defeat, dropping them to 0-3 for the season.

Ingram and Joey Bosa have combined for 13 sacks in the last five games. On the very next play, Rivers came out of the shotgun, and found Gordon who ran to his right down the sidelines for the 11 yard touchdown run.

It was far from pretty, but the Kansas City Chiefs are 3-0.

Rivers threw a third interception and almost had a fourth pass picked off, as officials overturned the original call on the field. Los Angeles CB Jason Verrett will undergo season-ending knee surgery. Unable to get into the end zone, the Chiefs would later settle for a Cairo Santos 34 yard field goal late in the second quarter.

Apparently Philip Rivers didn't get that memo as he struggled against the Chiefs defense right out of the gate. Chargers RB Melvin Gordon (knee) left the game briefly before returning. Hunt led the National Football League in rushing through two weeks with 229 yards, finished with 172 yards rushing on 17 carries and a touchdown on Sunday.

But if Smith has been good, Hunt has been even better. Smith was 16-of-21 passing for 155 yards and a pair of TD's.

Rivers finished 20-of-40 for 237 yards and no touchdown passes. The Chiefs sacked Rivers twice on Sunday and had nine in the season's first two games. The veteran threw for two touchdowns and no interceptions, with a quarterback rating just under 130.



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