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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates signals (Credit: AP)

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates signals to his teammates after catching a touchdown pass during the first quarter of a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Chargers 31, Chiefs 13

The San Diego Chargers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-13, on Thursday at Qualcomm Stadium.

Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers during
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Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs runs
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Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs runs the ball against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Danario Alexander of the San Diego Chargers runs
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Danario Alexander of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Ryan Matthews of the San Diego Chargers takes
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Ryan Matthews of the San Diego Chargers takes a dive during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Ryan Matthews of the San Diego Chargers runs
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Ryan Matthews of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against Javier Arenas of the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Ryan Mathews of the San Diego Chargers runs
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Ryan Mathews of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against Javier Arenas of the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Peyton Hillis of the Kansas City Chiefs runs
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Peyton Hillis of the Kansas City Chiefs runs the ball against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs throws
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Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs throws the ball against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry intercepts
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Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry intercepts a pass intended for San Diego Chargers tight end Dante Rosario in the end zone in the final minute of the first half of a game. (Nov. 1, 2012)

A Chargers fan yells into a megaphone during
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A Chargers fan yells into a megaphone during a Chargers' game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Qualcomm Stadium. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs kick returner Shaun Draughn muffs
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Kansas City Chiefs kick returner Shaun Draughn muffs a catch during a game against the San Diego Chargers. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel is tackled by Chargers
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Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel is tackled by Chargers linebacker Donald Butler and cornerback Marcus Gilchrist during a game at Qualcomm Stadium. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates signals
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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates signals to his teammates after catching a touchdown pass during the first quarter of a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles leaves
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles leaves San Diego Chargers linebacker Demorrio Williams in his wake during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

The Kansas City Chiefs' Brandon Siler heads to
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The Kansas City Chiefs' Brandon Siler heads to the locker room before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, right,
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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, right, scores a touchdown on a 14-yard pass as Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry attempts to tackle him during the first half of a game. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates scores
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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates scores a touchdown against Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel hands off
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel hands off to running back Jamaal Charles during the first quarter of a game against the San Diego Chargers. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel looks for
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel looks for a receiver during a game against the San Diego Chargers. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers walks in
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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers walks in the tunnel before a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu makes
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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu makes a diving catch in front of Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry during the first half of a game in San Diego. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws a
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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws a pass during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu signals
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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu signals a first down after making a diving catch during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Steve Maneri catches
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Steve Maneri catches a pass during warm-ups before a game against the San Diego Chargers. (Nov. 1, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel warms up
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel warms up before a game against the San Diego Chargers. (Nov. 1, 2012)

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates scores
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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates scores a touchdown as Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry hangs on during the first quarter of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

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