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Chargers move to 3-1, accept generous gift from Chiefs

San Diego Chargers v Kansas City Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30: Wide receiver Eddie Royal #11 of the San Diego Chargers rushes in for a touchdown against defensive back Javier Arenas #21 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter on September 30, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

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Home field is no advantage for the Chiefs.

They’ve now been outscored 77-44 at Arrowhead Stadium in a pair of games, after Sunday’s 37-20 loss to the Chargers. The Chiefs lost 40-24 to the Falcons in the opener, and their only win was on the road against a Saints team with greater issues than their own.

San Diego played a clean enough and opportunistic game, but the Chiefs offered this one up on a silver platter. Five first-half turnovers (six total) put them in a hole they weren’t going to recover from.

San Diego continues to display little faith in Ryan Mathews, not letting him touch it on the first possession, though he responded with 61 yards on 14 carries and no fumbles. Jackie Battle scored a pair of touchdowns for the Chargers.