Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SD 491
    • 395 KC
  • Turnovers

    • SD 0
    • 2 KC
  • Possession

    SD KC
    29:03 30:57
  • 1st Downs

    • SD 24
    • 26 KC

Game Information

Arrowhead Stadium
,
Coverage: CBS
  • Kansas City, MO 64129
  • Line: KC -4.5
Attendance: 75,259
98%
Capacity: 76,757
Referees: Walt Coleman
11/25/2013 Associated Press

Rivers rallies Chargers to upset of Chiefs

Philip Rivers threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns, the final one a 26-yarder to Seyi Ajirotutu with 24 seconds remaining, to give San Diego a 41-38 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday and end the Chargers' three-game losing streak.

Scoring Summary

CBS1234T
Chargers37141741
Chiefs77141038
first QuarterSDKC
FG
6:15
Nick Novak 30 Yard Field Goal is Good
7 plays, 43 yards, 3:18
30
TD
1:43
Donnie Avery 32 Yard Pass From Alex Smith
8 plays, 74 yards, 4:34
36
XP
1:37
Ryan Succop Kick is Good
8 plays, 74 yards, 4:34
37
second QuarterSDKC
TD
3:08
Jamaal Charles 7 Yard Run
3 plays, 46 yards, 1:26
313
XP
3:03
Ryan Succop Kick is Good
3 plays, 46 yards, 1:26
314
TD
0:22
Danny Woodhead 11 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers
11 plays, 81 yards, 2:47
914
XP
0:16
Nick Novak Kick is Good
11 plays, 81 yards, 2:47
1014
third QuarterSDKC
TD
12:20
Ryan Mathews 1 Yard Run
6 plays, 72 yards, 2:43
1614
XP
12:17
Nick Novak Kick is Good
6 plays, 72 yards, 2:43
1714
TD
9:04
Jamaal Charles 1 Yard Run
7 plays, 85 yards, 3:17
1720
XP
9:00
Ryan Succop Kick is Good
7 plays, 85 yards, 3:17
1721
TD
5:31
Danny Woodhead 3 Yard Run
2 plays, 16 yards, 0:42
2321
XP
5:27
Nick Novak Kick is Good
2 plays, 16 yards, 0:42
2421
TD
2:17
Anthony Fasano 4 Yard Pass From Alex Smith
7 plays, 64 yards, 3:15
2427
XP
2:12
Ryan Succop Kick is Good
7 plays, 64 yards, 3:15
2428
fourth QuarterSDKC
FG
12:34
Nick Novak 30 Yard Field Goal is Good
10 plays, 54 yards, 4:41
2728
FG
9:35
Ryan Succop 25 Yard Field Goal is Good
6 plays, 57 yards, 2:59
2731
TD
8:00
Ladarius Green 60 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers
3 plays, 68 yards, 1:42
3331
XP
7:50
Nick Novak Kick is Good
3 plays, 68 yards, 1:42
3431
TD
1:28
Dwayne Bowe 5 Yard Pass From Alex Smith
6 plays, 55 yards, 2:29
3437
XP
1:22
Ryan Succop Kick is Good
6 plays, 55 yards, 2:29
3438
TD
0:31
Seyi Ajirotutu 26 Yard Pass From Philip Rivers
7 plays, 78 yards, 0:58
4038
XP
0:24
Nick Novak Kick is Good
7 plays, 78 yards, 0:58
4138

Research Notes

  • The Chargers lit up the Chiefs defense in Kansas City, scoring 41 points on Sunday. Entering the game, the Chiefs had allowed 63 points TOTAL in 5 home games this season.

  • Philip Rivers completed 11-of-13 passes for 199 yards (15.3 yards/att) on third downs, including a crucial 12-yard completion to Antonio Gates on 3rd-and-10 that moved the chains on the game-winning drive. Rivers had completed just 42.3% of passes on third down during the Chargers' three-game losing streak.

  • The Chargers gained 228 yards after the catch on Sunday, their highest in a game this season and the first time Kansas City allowed more than 190. The Chiefs entered Sunday as one of four teams to allow at least 6.0 yards after catch per reception.Ladarius Green gained 45 yards after the catch on his 60-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter. Kansas City's defense has allowed at least 45 yards of YAC on three plays this year- only the Rams (four) have more.The Chargers recorded at least 10 yards after the catch on 10 different receptions, joining the Packers (Week 2 vs Redskins) and Steelers (Week 9 vs Patriots) as the only teams to do that this year.

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