The Chargers went up by a big margin early in the game and looked completely unstoppable. Then the Chiefs somehow managed to make a miraculous comeback that was capped off by an Alex Smith rushing touchdown. Along the way, we learned a lot about the offenses and defenses of the Chiefs and the Chargers. For more recaps, click here and here.

1. Anybody Who Starts as a Chiefs RB is a Must Play

Spencer Ware absolutely killed it on Sunday and ended up scoring 25 fantasy points by the end of the game. Ware led the Chiefs in receiving with 129 yards and tacked on 70 more on the ground. He also scored a touchdown, making his fantasy day an even sweeter one.

Alex Smith loves to check it down to his running backs, and that makes any starting Chiefs running back worthy of a play every single week.

2. Danny Woodhead is Still Better Than Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon scored two rushing touchdowns on Sunday, which was two more than he had all of last season. You might think that's a good sign, but then you realize that Danny Woodhead had more rushing yards and a more productive day against a tough Chiefs defense. Both running backs scored 17 fantasy points, but Woodhead managed to do things a little more efficiently by averaging more than five yards per carry. In the future, Woodhead should get a majority of the work thanks to his overall productivity.

3. Without Keenan Allen, Philip Rivers Loses a lot of Value

The Chargers offense was humming along and destroying the Chiefs until Keenan Allen went down with an injury. After that happened, the offense struggled to get anything going and eventually failed to pull out a victory. This was partially due to the fact that the Chargers are seriously lacking quality wide receivers behind Allen on offense.

Travis Benjamin is no Keenan Allen, and Rivers will produce far less without Allen on the field.

4. Alex Smith is Capable of Big Fantasy Games

The conservative Chiefs quarterback isn't usually known for putting up big fantasy numbers on the table, but that's exactly what he did in week 1, scoring 27 points.

In overtime, Smith scored a rushing touchdown to bring his fantasy total up to an elite level. When the Chiefs are down, Smith is forced to beaggressive and can really put up some huge numbers with a combination of his passing and rushing abilities. But don't let this fool you. If the Chiefs are winning, Alex Smith is nothing more than an average fantasy starter.

5. Travis Benjamin Will Be Top Receiver With Allen Out

Philip Rivers has to throw the ball to somebody, and there's nobody better than Benjamin, who had his best year ever with the Browns last season. Benjamin caught seven passes for just 32 receiving yards against the Chiefs, but it's a good sign that Rivers was willing to target him so much.

Benjamin will now become a must-add fantasy player with Allen out for a significant portion of the season.

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