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Romeo Crennel
  • Romeo Crennel
  • Kansas City Chiefs
Overall Rating: 0%
Total Votes: 0
Division W/L2-4
W/L 7pts or less3-2
Total Offense Rank21
Total Defense Rank24
Third Down %35
Team Penalty/Game Rank15
Turnover Margin+18

Chargers claim final AFC playoff spot with OT win over Chiefs

SAN DIEGO -- Nick Novak kicked a 36-yard field goal with 5:30 left in overtime and the San Diego Chargers, who trailed by 10 points in the fourth quarter, beat the Kansas Chiefs 27-24 to claim the AFC's final playoff spot. The Chargers (9-7) ended a three-year postseason drought. The winning drive was kept alive by a 2-yard gain by Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle on a fake punt on fourth-and-2 from the Chargers 28. The game ended when Kansas City couldn't convert on fourth-and-15 from the San Diego 41 with 3:16 left. With the Chargers on the verge of an embarrassing collapse against a team resting 20 of 22 starters, Philip Rivers threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Eddie Royal early in the fourth quarter and Novak kicked a 22-yard field goal to tie it. Kansas City kicker Ryan Succop was wide right on a potential game-winning, 41-yard field goal try with 4 seconds left in regulation. ... Full Recap


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