Rivers has exactly one touchdown pass in four of his last five games, and the Chiefs allow the 10th-fewest fantasy points per game to quarterbacks. He's no more than a low-end QB1 in my book.
Mathews ran for 127 yards on 19 carries last week, but the Chiefs allow the fifth-fewest fantasy points per game to running backs.
Woodhead should not be considered against a Kansas City defense that allows the fifth-fewest fantasy points per game to running backs and generally does a good job against receiving options out of the backfield.
Allen predictably struggled in a tough matchup last week. You can roll with him against the Chiefs, who are average against opposing receivers for fantasy purposes.
Brown had just two receptions for 17 yards last week and should only be considered in extremely beneficial matchups.
Royal had two catches for 20 yards last week. He's on the outside of the fantasy picture looking in.
Gates had four catches for 52 yards and a touchdown last week. Even against the Kansas City defense, you should start him as usual.
Novak made all three of his field-goal attempts last week and is now 20-for-23 on the season.
The Chargers sacked Ryan Tannehill four times last week, which is actually below average for a team against Miami this year. I wouldn't play them in Kansas City.
Smith had a useful fantasy day last week, throwing for 230 yards and two touchdowns, but he got just 5.1 YPA. He's a mid-tier QB2 this week.
After being a non-factor against the Broncos last week, Charles should have a monster game on Sunday.
Bowe had four catches for 57 yards and a touchdown last week. He's a WR3 against a San Diego team allowing the fourth-most fantasy points per game to receivers.
McCluster had five catches for 53 yards last week and could be a decent play in deep leagues against a San Diego defense that allows the fourth-most fantasy points per game to receivers.
Avery got just three targets last week and does not have a significant role in the offense.
Fasano had four catches for 37 yards and a touchdown last week. It's still hard to consider him a TE1, though, with the way this team throws the ball.
Succop made his only field-goal attempt last week, a chippy from 20 yards out. He is 19-for-22 on the season.
All things considered, the Chiefs didn't play that poorly against the Broncos. Get this defense in your lineup against the Chargers.
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