SAN DIEGO -- An examination of the snap counts from Sunday’s 41-38 win over the Kansas City Chiefs:
OFFENSE (Based on 70 snaps)
Quarterback – Philip Rivers 70.
Offensive analysis – Rivers finished 11-of-13 for 199 yards, a touchdown and no interceptions on third down. Rivers was not sacked, posting a 144.4 passer rating on third down. ... Allen finished with a season-high 81 yards after the catch. Allen is tied for 12th in the NFL with 18 receptions for 267 yards on third down. ... Mathews is 5-of-6 converting on third-and-1 this season. ... The Chargers are averaging a NFL-high 8.23 yards per attempt this season.
DEFENSE (Based on 64 snaps)
Defensive analysis: Kansas City came into the contest leading the league in turnover differential, but San Diego won the turnover battle (2-0). ... The Chargers held Kansas City to 3-of-9 on third down. ... Kicker Nick Novak had a season-high three tackles against Kansas City. ... Walker’s 56 snaps are the most he’s played since Week 3 at Tennessee (66 snaps). Walker finished with two tackles and a sack and is tied with Keiser for the team lead with four. ... Defensively, the Chargers are giving up a league-leading 6.41 yards per play.