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Chargers Daily Links: Chiefs open as -8.5 favorites over Bolts

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The Chargers escaped with a narrow 16-13 victory over the Bengals this past Sunday and are set to face their toughest test of the year against their divisional rival and the reigning Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs.

According to the folks at BetMGM, the Chiefs are opening as -8.5-point favorites against the Bolts, which is the second-largest spread in this week’s slate, just behind Tampa Bay being -9.5-point favorites over the Carolina Panthers. The over/under for Chargers-Chiefs is set at 47.5.

Now I’m not the biggest sports bettor, but I’m not touching this and I advise you all to do the same.

Let’s just hope for the best and cross our fingers that the offense shows some more life in their first game inside SoFi Stadium.

Now for today’s links.

Chargers News:

Casey Hayward was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week (

Listen to Keenan Allen while he was mic’d up on Sunday (

Jason Reeds discusses how Joshua Kelley made his own bit of history on Sunday (Bolt Beat)

Gavino Borquez reports on the Chargers bringing in five RBs to work out (Chargers Wire)

NFL News:

Jamey Eisenberg presents his week two waiver wire targets (CBS Sports)

ESPN Staff predicts the 2021 draft order (ESPN)

Baker Mayfield admits he can’t force targets to OBJ (Bleacher Report)

Bleacher Report has new NFL power rankings (Bleacher Report)

Charean Williams reports on Bears WR Allen Robinson wanting to be traded (Pro Football Talk)

Ryan Wilson with an early 2021 mock draft (CBS Sports)