Chiefs (6-4). They have a nice young team, but the Chargers, led by quarterback Philip Rivers, are charging. “I’ve always believed San Diego is the better team,” Gannon said. “Just one playoff team is coming out of the AFC West, and I believe it’s the Chargers.”
Circle Dec. 12 on your calendar: Chiefs at Chargers. That game will go a long way toward determining which team takes the AFC West. “This is the true grind-it-out period of the season, where I think teams are going to start to define themselves as good teams, in-between teams and not-so-good teams,” Chiefs coach Todd Haley said.