SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (4-2) at KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (3-3)Monday, 8:30 P.M., ET, ESPN, SIRIUS (SD 92, KC 93)
Why Watch It's Monday Night Football. It's an AFC West game between perennial contender San Diego and Kansas City, a team left for dead two weeks ago. And each team wants to pretend it's something it's not. How appropriate it is to play on Halloween.
San Diego, notorious for inconsistency and slow starts in the first half of the season, wants to act like a tough-minded run-first football team determined to go on a deep playoff run. So far, their division opponents are letting them get away with it.
Meanwhile, word is that hard-nosed Chiefs coach Todd Haley is trying to relate differently to his players by lightening up. Tom Coughlin did with the Giants and ended up in the Super Bowl. It makes for a nice story, especially when combined with Kansas City's cupcake schedule in the last three games. For the record, Kansas City is the defending division ...