Quick Take: Chargers (5-8) at Chiefs (2-11)

Last meeting
In Week 10, the Chargers defeated the Chiefs 20-19 after Kansas City failed on a two-point conversion attempt that would have given it the win.

The Chargers have won three of the past four matchups, but the Chiefs own a 50-45-1 advantage in the overall series. Check out the historical matchup of the last five games.

Last week
The Chargers picked up three interceptions in their 34-7 drubbing of the Raiders Thursday night on NFL Network. ... The Broncos engineered a 95-yard touchdown drive late in the fourth quarter and the Chiefs couldn't answer, falling 24-17 to their AFC West rivals.

Keep your eye on ...
Tight ends: Both the Chargers and the Chiefs use gameplans that rely on their tight ends. The Chargers' Antonio Gates ranks second among tight ends with six TDs. The one player ahead of him, Kansas City's Tony Gonzalez, has seven TDs and also leads TEs in receptions and receiving yards.

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A career day for Rivers:Chargers QB Philip Rivers leads the NFL with a 102.0 passer rating and needs 220 yards to surpass his career-high of 3,388 yards in a single season, set in 2006. He threw for 316 yards and two TDs in Week 10 vs. the Chiefs' last-ranked defense.

The century mark: LaDainian Tomlinson, the NFL's reigning rushing leader, was held to 78 yards in Week 10 vs. the Chiefs, but in the last four games against them he's averaged 146.5 yards per game and for his career has averaged more than 100 yards on the ground during the month of December. He needs two rushing TDs to surpass Marcus Allen for second-most in NFL history.

Did you know?
The Chargers aim for their third win in a row over the Chiefs. ... Rivers needs 220 passing yards to surpass his career-high (3,388 in '06). ... Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe needs four receptions to set a new career-high (70 in '07).

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