3 Games Chiefs Must Win At All Costs on 2024 Schedule

Andy Reid and the Chiefs hope to win a third consecutive Super Bowl
Andy Reid and the Chiefs hope to win a third consecutive Super Bowl / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Week 4 @ Los Angeles Chargers - Sept. 29, 3:25 PM

This'll be Jim Harbaugh's first chance to take down Andy Reid and the two-time defending Super Bowl champions. I don't expect the Chargers to compete for the AFC West title for another year or two, though that could chance if Los Angeles pulls off the upset here.

The Chargers open the season with the Raiders, Panthers, and Steelers before this Week 4 matchup. That's quite possibly the easiest starting stretch for any team, and Los Angeles is favored in the first two though short underdogs against Pittsburgh. Personally, I think the Chargers should win all three games.

If they're 3-0 or even 2-1 going into this game, national media will be ready to proclaim the Chargers have arrived if they beat the Chiefs. Should the Chiefs stumble in one of their first three games, they could quickly find themselves two games back in the division through only four weeks.

The Chiefs have five straight wins over the Chargers, though four of those victories came by one score. Even when Los Angeles struggles, they always seem to give Kansas City a tough contest.

Harbaugh will have his guys fired up for this one, so the Chiefs need to ensure they don't drop a stunner. After facing the Ravens, Bengals, and Falcons to start the year, Kansas City can put an exclamation mark on a hot start with a win.