The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the L.A Chargers 34-28 in overtime thanks to Patrick Mahomes 34-yard touchdown pass to Travis Kelce. The Kansas City Chiefs seem to have found their form at the perfect time. This was seen as one of the toughest fixtures left on their schedule but they navigated it expertly. As for the Chargers, they have been an aggressive team all season on fourth down. That was a formula that enabled them defeat the Chiefs early in the season. They got to the Chiefs five-yard line on the opening drive and that only yielded a failed fourth-down conversion.

The Chiefs responded by driving 95-yards and scoring a touchdown on a Michael Burton seven-yard run. For the Chargers, quarterback Justin Herbert threw a pass to tight end Jared Cook, but he dropped it. Two plays later, Herbert again threw a pass to receiver Keenan Allen, but Daniel Sorenson knocked it down. That was two missed opportunities for points. After halftime, Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker hit a 33-yarder to get within one point from the Chargers 14-13.

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The Chargers continued to blow opportunities. They had three failed fourth-down conversions inside the Chiefs 30-yard line. They made another crucial mistake on their next drive. Running back Joshua Kelley took the handoff, tried to jump over the pile and lost the ball. Kansas City responded through tight end Travis Kelce. He caught a pass from Mahomes and turned it into a 69-yard advantage. It put the ball at the one-yard line. Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill caught a one-yard touchdown and converted the two-point try to even things up. 

The Chargers moved up the field and finished off the drive with a pass from Herbert to Allen for a six-yard touchdown. It was quickly answered by Kansas City when Mahomes hit Kelce for a seven-yard touchdown. This victory sees the Kansas City Chiefs extend their winning run to seven straight wins as they improve to 10-4.