In what was certainly the best game of the season so far, the Kansas City Chiefs managed to overcome their 1st quarter jitters and achieve an impressive victory.
TKC's favorite stat that reveals the 20/20 circle of life . . .
The Chiefs are the only team in NFL history to overcome a 20 point deficit in the playoffs and then win by 20 points.
The hype and celebration is fun, enjoy the moment.
Still, this is TKC and the skeptics must get just a bit of satisfaction as well . . .
WILL THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS BEAT THE TENNESSEE TITANS & FINALLY RETURN TO THE SUPER BOWL AFTER 50 YEARS?!?
The teams are the exact opposite of one another and the opponents have just as much "momentum" as the Chiefs going into this championship game. Predictions are welcome even if most declarative statements look silly in retrospect.
Accordingly, here are some of our favorite news links on the topic for tonight . . .
KANSAS CITY STARTS THE PLAYOFFS WITH A BANG!!!
For 20 minutes of football on Sunday, things looked disastrous for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Houston Texans raced to a 24-0 lead and looked ready to ruin Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes' Super Bowl dreams. Then five minutes into the second quarter, Mahomes found Damien Williams on a 17-yard touchdown to get the Chiefs on the board.
Ticket Time Notice
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs are set to host the AFC Championship game next week following tonight's 51-31 victory over the Houston Texans, and tickets go on sale tomorrow. The Chiefs will host Tennessee. A "limited quantity" of tickets will be available to the public at noon Monday, while season ticketholders can purchase tickets at 9 a.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs fell behind early in a big way Sunday against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional round. The Chiefs mounted a crazy comeback and beat the visiting Texans, 51-31. The Chiefs will now face the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship game next Sunday (01/18/20) at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Inside The Comeback
6:17 PM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 The Kansas City Chiefs took a 28-24 lead into halftime after Patrick Mahomes' fourth touchdown pass of the second quarter, a 5-yard throw to Travis Kelce.
Fake Gronk Shares High Praise
Looking rusty out of the gate, the Kansas City Chiefs piled up more mistakes than points in the first quarter, leading to an early 24-0 hole. Andy Reid's team was plagued by a blown coverage and multiple dropped passes, suffered a blocked punt for a TD and muffed a punt leading to another score.
Silly Superstitions Dominate Kansas City Fanboys?!?!
Some fans are just bad luck ... or at least they're convinced that they're bad luck. But you rarely see a fan actually put that theory to the test. With the Chiefs trailing the Texans by 21 points in the first quarter (and eventually 24 points) of Sunday's AFC Divisional matchup, one fan felt the need to do his part to make a difference.
Influencer Queen Of KC
Home / NFL /Patrick Mahomes' Girlfriend Brittany Matthews Star Of Texans Game Patrick Mahomes' Girlfriend Brittany Matthews Star Of Texans Game Patrick Mahomes' Girlfriend Brittany Matthews Star Of Texans Game Patrick Mahomes' girlfriend Brittany Matthews was the star of the Texans game on Sunday.
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