Ryan Succop converted his second field goal just before halftime to give the Kansas City Chiefs a 13-3 lead over the San Diego Chargers in a sloppily played game Monday night.
Matt Cassel connected with Chiefs rookie Jonathan Baldwin from 39 yards cheap jerseys from china
out in the first quarter for the game's only touchdown. It was also the biggest bright spot for either team, which combined for five turnovers and 13 penalties worth 108 yards.
Nick Novak got the Chargers on the scoreboard with a 44-yard field goal midway through the second quarter, the first points scored on the Chiefs defense in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 31 seconds of game time.
Novak missed a 52-yard attempt in the closing minutes of the first half, cheap nhl jerseys
and Cassel quickly got Kansas City into range for its own field goal, which Succop knocked through from 47 yards out.
The Chiefs (3-3), who have won three straight after an abysmal start, can move into a tie for first in the AFC West with San Diego (4-2) and the idle Oakland Raiders with a victory before a raucous crowd on Halloween night. They would be the first team in NFL history miami heat jerseys
to lose their first three games and be tied or leading a division after seven games.
Kansas City got things going the right direction from the start.
Cassel hit Baldwin for 17 yards to convert a long third down on the Chiefs' first drive, and Dwayne Bowe for 26 more on another third-and-long to set up Succop's 36-yard field goal.
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Chargers' ensuing drive, turning the momentum back to the Chiefs. Cassel hit fullback Le'Ron McClain for 16 yards, and a personal foul penalty for hitting a defenseless receiver on San Diego moved the ball to the Chargers 39.
Cassel dropped back to pass and saw Baldwin streaking for the end zone. The rookie wide receiver out-jumped fellow rookie Marcus Gilchrist and hauled in his first career touchdown catch.
Rivers continued his early season struggles in the first quarter.
The three-time Pro Bowl quarterback was intercepted by kegogo
Kendrick Lewis on the first play of San Diego's second possession. His second pick was tipped by defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry and dropped into the hands of Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson.
Rivers also threw two fourth-quarter interceptions last week against New York, when the Jets rallied with 17 straight points to stun the Chargers 27-21. He has thrown seven touchdown passes and 11 interceptions so far this season.