Kansas City Chiefs - PlayerWatch

WR Dwayne Bowe caught five passes for 51 yards and a touchdown against San Diego. It was his second consecutive game with a scoring catch. He now has four on the season and 43 in his career.

OLB Tamba Hali suffered a slight right ankle sprain in Sunday's game against San Diego and missed 57 of the 70 snaps for the Chiefs defense. By Monday morning, he had more mobility to his lower right leg and an MRI showed it was nothing more than a sprain.

WR Donnie Avery had one of his best receiving games with the Chiefs, catching four passes for 91 yards and a 32-yard touchdown grab. It was Avery's second scoring catch of the season.

DE Mike DeVito did not play against San Diego because of a knee injury he suffered in the previous game against Denver. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said DeVito "is making progress" on his rehab.

QB Alex Smith had his best passing performance of the season against San Diego, throwing for 294 yards and three touchdowns. Smith had a completion percentage of 68.4 percent and a 106.7 passer rating. The only negative was an interception Smith threw that the Chargers quickly turned into a touchdown.

RB Jamaal Charles had his best rushing performance of the season against San Diego, running for 115 yards on 14 carries with a pair of touchdown runs. Charles also added four catches for 42 yards.

WR Dexter McCluster caught seven passes against San Diego, collecting 59 yards in the game. On the season, McCluster has 37 receptions for 374 yards.

OLB Justin Houston suffered a dislocated right elbow in the second quarter of Sunday's game against San Diego. Houston missed 43 of the 70 snaps for the Chiefs defense. The elbow was swollen on Monday morning and doctors were unable to get a reliable look at the joint through an MRI. They'll try again later in the week.

RG Jon Asamoah did not play against San Diego because of a shoulder contusion. "He's making progress," said Chiefs head coach Andy Reid.

LG Jeff Allen suffered a groin strain in Sunday's game against San Diego, but was able to finish the afternoon without missing a play.

RT Eric Fisher did not play on Sunday against the Chargers because of a shoulder injury. Head coach Andy Reid said Fisher "was doing better" on Monday morning, eight days after suffering the injury in a game against Denver.