Quick Take: Bolts rally to save playoff hopes

It was over when ...
Chiefs kicker Connor Barth missed a 50-yard field goal as time expired. The Chargers set up the attempt after they were flagged 5 yards for a delay-of-game penalty trying to stall the Chiefs from getting set.

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San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers threw for 346 yards and two touchdowns, both coming in the final 1:19 of the game. It was the fifth time this season Rivers has passed for more than 300 yards.

Key stat
The Chargers were late bloomers, rolling up 150 of their 394 total yards on their last two drives. They used a 15-play, 89-yard drive to cut the deficit to six after a failed two-point conversion, then scored again after recovering an onside kick.

Noteworthy
San Diego was flagged 10 times for 83 yards. ... The Chargers have won three of their past four meetings with the Chiefs. ... Tony Gonzalez had six catches for 62 yards with a touchdown. This season against the Chargers, Gonzalez has 16 catches for 175 yards with three TDs. ... The win was San Diego's 12th consecutive in December. ... Check out the race for the playoffs.

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