Published: Nov 01, 2012 7:46 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 02, 2012 6:32 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) - San Diego wide receivers Eddie Royal and Robert Meachem are inactive for the Chargers' game against the Kansas City Chiefs because of hamstring injuries.

Also inactive for the Chargers on Thursday night are cornerback Chris Carr, safety Brandon Taylor, linebackers Larry English and Jonas Mouton, and tight end Ladarius Green.

Danario Alexander was expected to start in Meachem's place and safety Eric Weddle was expected to return punts for Royal. Curtis Brinkley is expected to return kickoffs for Richard Goodman, who was put on injured reserve on Monday.

Inactive for the Chiefs are quarterback Brady Quinn, wide receiver Devon Wylie, cornerback Stanford Routt, running back Nate Eachus, linebacker Bryan Kehl, cornerback Bryan Mattison and defensive lineman Jerrell Powe

Javier Arenas was expected to start for Routt