The only scoring in the third quarter was
Gates' first-quarter score was San Diego's first touchdown since the star tight end caught an 11-yard pass in the first half against Denver on Oct. 15. That score gave San Diego a 24-0 lead, but
The Chargers got only two field goals from
After San Diego scored on the opening drive, Kansas City went on a 17-play drive, converting four third downs, but
The Chiefs had six turnovers in a 37-20 home loss to the Chargers on Sept. 30.
Bowe's fumble set up Novak's 25-yard field goal with 9:10 left in the second quarter.
The Chiefs' 26 turnovers - 13 fumbles and 13 interceptions - have led to 90 points for opponents.
After Kansas City decided not to go for it on fourth-and-1 from the San Diego 31, Succop kicked a 49-yard field goal with 2:51 left before halftime.
The Chargers had a third-and-goal from the 1 in the closing seconds of the half when Rivers was intercepted by
Rivers was 14 of 16 for 179 yards in the half. Kansas City had only 107 yards in total offense.
Kansas City, which entered the game with a 1-6 record, has lost four straight.
Both coaches, San Diego's
At the start of halftime, some fans in one end zone unfurled a big yellow banner that read: "Mr. Spanos, please fire A.J. & Norv."