Los Angeles Chargers Week 11 open thread


It’s usually not hard to get up for a game on Monday Night Football, but it’s even better when that game is against a division rival and there is a lot on the line.

The Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs will square off inside Estadio Azteca or Aztec Stadium in Mexico City in what is a key game within the AFC West division. Though both teams will be far away from their normal confines, it will be the Chargers that are considered the home team.

Key storylines

  • The Chargers are coming off of a loss to the Oakland Raiders but have had 11 days to prepare for this game.
  • In that loss to the Raiders, the Chargers were able to get the ground game going with Melvin Gordon going over 100 yards rushing. Can the Chargers run the ball effectively against the Chiefs and control time of possession?
  • Patrick Mahomes returned to the field last week for the Chiefs and though his team lost the game, he looked great. Will the Chargers be able to slow him down?
  • Russell Okung and Sam Tevi will both be out with injury, leaving the Chargers to play backups at each of the tackle spots.

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Chargers: Okung, Tevi, Justin Jackson, Geremy Davis, Drue Tranquill, T.Y. McGill, Easton Stick

Chiefs: Alex Okafor, Blake Bell, Nick Allegretti, Jackson Barton, Darwin Thompson, Chad Henne, Kendall Fuller


Kickoff is set for 5:15 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on ESPN. Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland will have the call.

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