Chiefs Lead Chargers, 14-7, at Halftime

The Chiefs are out in front on Thursday Night Football

The Kansas City Chiefs are leading the Los Angeles Chargers, 14-7, as the two teams head into halftime at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night. 

Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes completed 12-of-19 passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns in the half, tossing a pair of first-quarter scores to provide Kansas City with an early 14-0 advantage.

Mahomes scrambled to his right and kept the play alive on the Chiefs' first score, evading would-be tacklers before firing a 5-yard dart to wide receiver Demarcus Robinson.

Kansas City was then back in the end zone a possession later, as Mahomes found rookie tailback Darrel Williams for his first touchdown as a professional.

The Chiefs held onto that lead courtesy of a productive pass-rush, which brought down Los Angeles quarterback Philip Rivers four times in the half. Defensive end Chris Jones was responsible for 2.5 of those sacks, extending his sack streak to 10-consecutive games and matching an NFL record.

The Chargers were threatening to tie the contest late in the half, marching all the way down to the Chiefs' 11-yard line, but cornerback Kendall Fuller picked off Rivers in the end zone for Kansas City's second takeaway of the game. 

Catch the second half of action on FOX, NFL Network.

Photos from the Chiefs Week 15 matchup against the Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium