Chargers, Chiefs Get Key Victories

Jonathan Grant | November 4th, 2019

The Green Bay Packers came into the ninth week of the season feeling pretty good and sitting at 7-1. They ended up leaving Los Angeles, however, with a bad loss to the Chargers by a score of 26-11. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers could never really get anything going for the visitors, as the Chargers’ defense allowed just 84 combined yards in the first three quarters.

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The Chargers, who got two TD’s from Melvin Gordon and four field goals from Michael Bagdley, are now 4-5 and will face the Raiders in a divisional showdown on Thursday night. The Kansas City Chiefs, still sans Patrick Mahomes, also got themselves an impressive win, defeating the Minnesota Vikings 26-23. Vikings QB Kirk Cousins had another bad day, while Chiefs’ backup Matt Moore was solid for 275 yards and a TD throw. Harrison Butker, the kicker, however, was the big hero, nailing two late field goals, including a 54-yarder to ensure that the Chiefs won the game and improved to 6-3.

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