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Or at least, one that wouldn’t hold back their high-powered offense.But all that was wiped away in just more Uchenna Nwosu Color Rush Jersey than three minutes Thursday night, when Philip Rivers engineered a dramatic fourth-quarterback comeback for the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chiefs did their part with blown assignments and penalties, and rather than clinch the AFC West title and a first-round playoff bye, they left Arrowhead Stadium with a 29-28 loss and the very real possibility of hitting the road for the postseason.Their defense had once again let them down.“We’ve got to finish. Ain’t no differences. We beat ourselves. That’s how I feel,” Chiefs linebacker Reggie Ragland said. “Only thing that can stop us is us, and we beat ourselves.”Not at the start, when Berry returned from a heel injury that had kept him out since the opening weeks of training camp. Steven Nelson intercepted Rivers’ pass on the second play of the game, Kendall Fuller picked off another throw in the end zone late in the first half and Berry was back in the middle of just about everything as he energized a raucous crowd that braved freezing temperatures.Jones finished with 2 1/2 sacks Craig Mager Color Rush Jersey , tying an NFL mark with at least one in 10 straight games.But the plan all along was for Berry to only play a certain amount of snaps, and the Chiefs stuck to it by sitting him most of the second half. And while it might have been purely coincidence, that was when Los Angeles finally hit its stride on offense.After trailing the entire way, and still facing a 28-14 hole with 3:49 to go, Rivers led his team on a drive that fill-in running back Justin Jackson capped with a touchdown. And when the Chargers’ own defense took the field, they did their job by quickly getting the ball back.Rivers started the deciding drive with a 31-yard strike to Travis Benjamin, then hit him again moments later to convert on fourth down. The Chiefs still had a chance to hold the Chargers, but Fuller was called for pass interference to give Los Angeles the ball just outside the end zone.Mike Williams hauled in a touchdown pass with 4 seconds to go. And when it was confirmed by video review, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn sent his team out for a 2-point conversion and the win.The Chiefs’ defense had one more chance to make a stop, but nobody was within 10 yards of Williams as he made the catch and raced up the field to celebrate.“It’s definitely tough. Any time you get so close and come up short, it’s tough Jason Verrett Color Rush Jersey , especially when you know how hard the guys you’ve been putting in the work with,” Chiefs linebacker Dorian O’Daniel said. “It’s frustrating obviously, but it’s part of the game.”Even more frustrating given what was at stake.The Chiefs (11-3) could have clinched their third consecutive AFC West crown, something the club has never accomplished, along with a first-round playoff bye. And they could have earned home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs if Pittsburgh were to knock off New England on Sunday.Instead, their games at Seattle and home against Oakland have taken on real importance.“If you narrow it down, it was both sides of the ball,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. “We were in great position to get off the field. We didn’t. We extended a lot of those drives with penalties, right or wrong. They’re done. So we’ve got to do better. We’re not making any excuses.” NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers Denzel Perryman Color Rush Jersey , Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts.When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won’t be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is released.The Jaguars have a deal to play annually in London. The Chargers, Rams and Raiders are considered to be playing in temporary stadiums — the Los Angeles teams will move into a new facility being built in Inglewood that won’t be ready next year — and the Raiders will be leaving Oakland for Las Vegas in 2020.Days after the Chiefs-Rams game scheduled for Azteca Stadium was moved to Los Angeles because of poor field conditions in November, the NFL announced it would be returning to play a regular-season game in Mexico City in 2019.This season had three games at Wembley Stadium in London — one of those was scheduled for Tottenham’s new stadium, but was switched to Wembley because the Spurs’ building was not ready. Previously, the NFL announced that two of the 2019 London games would be at Wembley, the other two at TottenhamEarlier this year, the Seahawks beat the Raiders 27-3, the Chargers defeated the Titans 20-19, and the Eagles beat the Jaguars 24-18.The NFL has played regular-season games in London since 2007. It played one in Mexico City in 2005 Antonio Gates Color Rush Jersey , then not again until 2016 and ’17.“Our league’s global presence continues to grow and expand through the success of the NFL International Series and we look forward to showcasing the Buccaneers organization to an international audience,” said Brian Ford, the team’s chief operating officer.The Bucs agreed to participate in an international game as part of their bid to host the Super Bowl in 2021. They’ve played twice in London, losing to the Patriots in 2009 and Bears in 2011.“I’ve been associated with games out of the country before,” coach Dirk Koetter said, “and when you get to them, I think the players do enjoy that week. Trips are long, usually you’re rewarded on the back end with your bye week. Once you’re over there, it’s football. It’s new and it’s different.”