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Antonio Gates and Philip Rivers Got into an Angry Shouting Match on the Sidelines

Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates have been teammates since 2004. That’s 11 years together. They’re one of the most prolific QB-TE combos in NFL history. But you can see their frustrations setting in here today against the Chiefs: After having to settle for a field goal against the Chiefs, the Chargers went to the sideline and Rivers and Gates got into a verbal spat.

Gates was heated and appeared to say, “I’m gonna beat your ass”; Rivers fired back. But they’re professionals, so the beef was quickly swashed.

The Chiefs lead, 9-3, late in the 1st half.