Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw a no-look cross that didn’t finish effectively.
Through the Chiefs’ matchup towards the Chargers, the previous NFL MVP tried to toss the ball to receiver Marcus Kemp with out his goal from the Los Angeles 29 — a transfer he has patented via the years. Because the ball bounced up and out of Kemp’s fingers, Chargers rookie cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. dove via the air to intercept the cross.
The early interception from Mahomes was his second of the season. The decide allowed the Chargers to take over at their very own 3-yard line, however they couldn’t drive down for the rating.
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Nevertheless, a fumble from receiver Tyreek Hill allowed the Chargers to place factors on the board to open the second quarter. Following a 19-yard cross from Justin Herbert, receiver Keenan Allen rushed into the tip zone for a 4-yard landing. Though they missed the additional level, the Chargers successfully took benefit of their offensive momentum with a 6-0 lead.
Through the drive following the Chargers’ landing, the Chiefs suffered one other crucial blunder. Operating again Clyde Edwards-Helaire rushed to the Chargers’ 33 however fumbled the ball to mark the third turnover for Kansas Metropolis.
After Michael Davis recovered the ball for the Chargers, Justin Herbert drove down the sphere to earn one other landing on a 16-yard cross to Austin Ekeler. Following a two-point conversion, the Chargers led 14-0 to finish the primary half.
The Chiefs totaled three turnovers on their first 13 offensive performs of the sport. They turned the ball over simply 16 instances in all of 2020.