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Open Thread: Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers, 2nd Half

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The San Diego Chargers aren't necessarily playing poorly, but they are still completed overmatched by their division rivals.

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With two weeks to prepare, the San Diego Chargers came out against the Kansas City Chiefs and....well....they still look like the Chargers.

The Chargers fell behind 6-0 early behind some shoddy defense, and then traded field goals with a Chiefs team that appears to be very much in control of this one. They lead 12-3 at halftime, but will be kicking off to the Chargers to start the second half.

Frank Reich once again spent the first half trying to get rookie RB Melvin Gordon going. Gordon, predictably, is averaging 1.8 yards per carry.

John Pagano once against spent the first half making the opposing QB look good. Alex Smith has completed 77% of his passes for 202 yards. He's on pace for just his second 300+ yard passing game of the season.

The big news from the first half may have been the sideline fight between Antonio Gates and Philip Rivers.

Gates appears to be threatening to beat Rivers' ass, and he yells at the QB to control himself.

When the team has lost five straight games, and is on their way to losing a sixth straight, you can see how emotions and tensions may start to run high between the team's offensive captains.