Mired in a three-game losing streak, the San Diego Chargers are looking for answers while the job security of coach Norv Turner is once again being questioned.
With Kansas City stuck in a four-game slide and tied for the worst record in the NFL, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel might also face an uncertain future if he can't get things turned around.
The AFC West foes look to end their skids Thursday night when the Chargers try to sweep the season series with a fifth consecutive home victory over the Chiefs.
After winning three of four, San Diego (3-4) is again stuck in a rut that has become commonplace in recent years. The Chargers started 2-5 in 2010 and endured a six-game skid in 2011, missing the playoffs in both seasons.
San Diego blew a 10-point lead during a 31-24 loss at New Orleans on Oct. 7 and followed that by giving up a 24-0 cushion in a 35-24 home defeat to Denver. On Sunday, the Chargers came off their bye and managed 265 yards in a 7-6 loss at lowly Cleveland.