Rapid Reaction: Chargers 27, Bengals 24

SAN DIEGO --- The San Diego Chargers are playing clutch football.

And they may be doing it late into January and perhaps beyond. The Chargers just won an incredibly emotional game against the grieving Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati receiver Chris Henry died Thursday.

San Diego won the game on a 52-yard field goal by the underrated Nate Kaeding with three seconds to go.

San Diego is now 11-3 and is on the doorstep of getting the No. 2 seed in the AFC playoffs and a first-round bye.

San Diego has won nine straight games. It has won an NFL record 17 straight games in December dating back to 2006. It clinched the AFC West with its win and Denver's loss to Oakland.

This game had a playoff feel to it and the Chargers made the big plays when they had to.

Once again, San Diego showed that no one wants to play this team come the playoffs.