Today, sports talkers will heap praise upon Patrick Mahomes & company but the victory was nearly delivered by the opposition. Without question, the Chiefs stand atop the AFC West -- But it's the weakest division in pro-football.
Whilst there's no such thing as an ugly victory in the NFL, this one was pretty close.
Here's a look at our favorite news links on the topic . . .
Kansas City Victory Review
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Daniel Sorensen picked off Philip Rivers' fourth interception at the goal line with 18 seconds to play, and the Kansas City Chiefs stayed on top of the AFC West with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night at Azteca Stadium.
Early Holiday Gift From Phillip
The Chargers' struggles with inefficiency and scoring on offense aren't limited to the United States. The team traveled south of the border and continued to be hounded by the same ailments in a 24-17 loss to Kansas City at Aztec Stadium.
For 30 minutes of football, the Kansas City Chiefs slogged through a sloppy Estadio Azteca field and watched the Los Angeles Chargers outgain them by 203 yards.
Still On Top
The Kansas City Chiefs needed this one. With seemingly everything they worked so hard to achieve during their unbeaten first month of the year ready to crumble, the Chiefs traveled to Mexico City and overwhelmed the Los Angeles Chargers in order to save their spot atop the AFC West.
The Kansas City Chiefs made just enough plays to win a game they absolutely had to have, defeating the Los Angele Chargers 24-17 on Monday Night Football. Here are some of the guys who led the way - and some that kept it closer than it should have been.
Muddy Mexican Mess
Are you ready for some football? Well, guess who wasn't ready for some Monday Night Football action down in Mexico City? That would be the turf of Estadio Azteca. The grass looks like hay and is clumpier than your morning oatmeal.
Mid-season Aches Pile Up
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid provided a brief update on some injuries during his postgame press conference. Things seemed to still be fluid for several players and he only had really the preliminary information on each injury. "As far as the injuries go, just real quick," Reid began.
Developing . . .