The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers squared off in an AFC West rivalry showdown in Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season. After no shortage of drama, the reigning Super Bowl champions pulled out a 23-20 win in overtime.
The Chargers turned to rookie Justin Herbert as their starting quarterback after Tyrod Taylor was experiencing chest pains the opening kickoff. Despite the strange circumstances of his first start, Herbert led Los Angeles to a touchdown on his first drive.
It was a struggle for the Chiefs to establish a rhythm. In fact, they failed to reach double-figures in the scoring department until the fourth quarter. After an incredible comeback effort to force overtime, Kansas City used a game-winning field goal to come out on top.
Now, the Chiefs remain undefeated entering their Week 3 matchup with the Ravens. Managing to get a win in such a matchup would send a real message to the rest of the AFC. Meanwhile, the Chargers will face a poor Panthers team in an effort to bounce back.
With that being said, let’s take a look at four takeaways from the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers matchup in Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season.