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Philip Rivers threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the San Diego Chargers capitalized on six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.
Five of the Chiefs' turnovers came in the first half, when San Diego (3-1) raced to a 27-6 lead. The Chargers coasted the rest of the way to sole possession of first place in the AFC West.
Matt Cassel threw for 251 yards and two touchdowns for Kansas City (1-3), but he also had three first-half interceptions. Jamaal Charles, who followed his big game last week at New Orleans with touchdowns rushing and receiving, fumbled twice.
San Diego running back Jackie Battle had a pair of scores against his former team. Dwayne Bowe had seven catches for 108 yards and a touchdown for Kansas City.
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The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to replace Nate Kaeding for Sunday's game at Kansas City.
To make room for Novak on the roster, the Chargers released offensive lineman Reggie Wells.
Kaeding hurt his groin in practice Friday.
After Kaeding tore up his knee on the opening kickoff in in the 2011 season opener, Novak spent the final 15 games with the Chargers...
Kicker Nate Kaeding suffered a groin injury this week in practice. Though it was a mere strain, the kicker was unable to continue in today's practice and is on a 'day-to-day' basis.
Though he is listed as questionable now, the Bolts will likely not take the chance of having the kicker either miss an important field goal or injure himself further.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers couldn't have asked for a more generous host.
Philip Rivers threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.
Five of the turnovers came in the first half, when San Diego (3-1) raced to a 27-6 lead, and the Chargers turned...
San Diego Chargers left tackle Jared Gaither is active for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs and is expected to start. Gaither has been inactive for the team's first three games due to a lingering back injury. Undrafted rookie Mike Harris has started the first three games, protecting quarterback Philip Rivers' blind side.
The Chargers and Chiefs have authored some exciting games over the past few years. Expect that trend to continue on Sunday as they collide with first place in the AFC West on the line. Our Scout.com team experts, Michael Lombardo and Nick Athan, break down the big game, talking about Philip Rivers' struggles in Arrowhead, San Diego's defensive deficiencies and much more.
Norv Turner was asked Sunday whether he could remember facing a more generous opponent, and the San Diego Chargers coach sifted through more than three decades worth of memories in vain. "I can't," Turner said finally. "I'm sure we have at some point."
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