» Last meeting: In the season-opener, San Diego rallied with a late touchdown drive to edge Oakland, 24-20.
» Streaks: The Chargers have won 12 in a row, but still trail the overall series, 55-43-2, including the playoffs.
» Last week: Everything came together for the Chargers as they trounced the host Chiefs, 37-7. ... The Raiders were blanked by the visiting Jets, 38-0.
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Chris Johnson's coverage ability: With Pro Bowl corner Nnamdi Asomugha on the other side, Johnson gets plenty of action. He has been up to the task at times, but has also given up some big plays this season. He figures to get tested often against a Chargers team that loves to throw deep.
Ron Rivera's motivational capability: After struggling for most of the year, the Chargers' defense came up with a spirited effort against the Chiefs. The onus is now on Rivera, the team's defensive coordinator, to coax an inspired performance from his unit for the second straight week -- something San Diego has yet to do this season.
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