KANSAS CITY, MO (KSNT) – The Chiefs lost to the Chargers on Sunday, falling to 1-2.
After a rough first half, the Chiefs stormed back to take the lead, but could not hold on to it, losing 30-24. Kansas City turned the ball over on each of their first three drives with two fumbles and one interception.
The Chargers lead 14-3 at halftime. In the second half, KC put up two third-quarter touchdowns to regain the lead.
The first came on a pass from Patrick Mahomes to Jody Fortson, the second was also a pass from Mahomes, this time to Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
The Chargers took the lead early in the fourth quarter, but the Chiefs answered again. With 6:43 to go in the game, Mahomes found Mecole Hardman for a touchdown to put the Chiefs on top 24-21. A Chargers field goal with 2:17 remaining tied the game at 24.
Mahomes had his pass picked off on the third play of the drive, giving the Chargers the ball with under two minutes to play. LA and Justin Herbert came down to score a touchdown with 32 seconds remaining to take a 30-24 lead.
The Chiefs could not score in the closing seconds as they suffered defeat for the second week in a row. Kansas City will be back in action on Sunday, Oct. 3 against the Eagles, in Philadelphia.