Chargers make SoFi Stadium debut vs. defending champion KC

KANSAS CITY (1-0) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE – Chiefs by 5 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Chiefs 1-0; Chargers 1-0

SERIES RECORD – Chiefs lead 63-56-1

LAST MEETING – Chiefs beat Chargers 31-21 on Dec. 29 at Kansas City

LAST WEEK – Chiefs beat Texans 34-20; Chargers beat Bengals 16-13

AP PRO32 RANKING – Chiefs No. 1, Chargers No. 18

CHIEFS OFFENSE – OVERALL (15), RUSH (3), PASS (24).

CHIEFS DEFENSE – OVERALL (14), RUSH (15), PASS (18).

CHARGERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (18), RUSH (5), PASS (23).

CHARGERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (8), RUSH (16), PASS (5).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — First Chargers game at SoFi Stadium. … Chiefs swept season series last year and have won 11 of past 12. … Kansas City has 10-game winning streak, including postseason. … Coach Andy Reid is 13-4 vs. Chargers. Chiefs are 32-10 vs. division opponents since Reid became coach in 2013. … QB Patrick Mahomes is 8-0 in September, averaging 327.1 passing yards with 26 touchdowns, no interceptions. … Mahomes needs 377 yards to reach 10,000 career passing. If he surpasses milestone in next three games, he surpasses Kurt Warner (36 games) as the fastest to reach it. … RB Clyde-Edwards Halaire rushed for the third-most yards by a rookie in Week 1 since 2000 (138 yards). … WR Tyreek Hill is averaging 16 yards per reception vs. the Chargers with five touchdowns. … TE Travis Kelce has only one TD in 12 games against the Chargers. … DE Frank Clark has a sack in each of last three games vs. LA. … S Tyrann Mathieu had interceptions in both games against the Chargers last season. … S L’Jarius Sneed had an interception in his NFL debut last week. … Chargers coach Anthony Lynn is 1-5 vs. Kansas City. … The Chargers seek first 2-0 start since 2012. … QB Tyrod Taylor passed for 208 yards last week. He has four TDs and no interceptions in two starts vs. KC. … RB Austin Ekeler averaging 115.7 scrimmage yards in past three meetings against the Chiefs. …. RB Joshua Kelley, who rushed for 60 yards last week, is first Chargers rookie with rushing TD in Week 1 since Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001. … WR Keenan Allen has eight more catches, 70-plus receiving yards and one TD in last two games vs. KC. … DE Melvin Ingram had third career INT last week. … DE Joey Bosa has 41 regular-season sacks but none against Mahomes. … CB Casey Hayward was AFC defensive player of week after career-high 12 tackles last week. Fantasy tip: Chargers WR Mike Williams has 16 catches for 271 yards and three TDs in last three meetings with Kansas City.

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