It was a utopian Christmas for Kansas City, who unwrapped the biggest gifts under the tree. First came an official playoff berth in the form of a Ravens loss to the Steelers in the early game. Then a convincing 33–10 win over the reigning Super Bowl champion Broncos put the Chiefs within reach of an AFC West title.
Kansas City bolted out to a 14–0 lead against the reeling Broncos, but memories of their blown opportunity in Week 15 danced in their heads—after jumping out to that same lead, the Chiefs allowed the Titans to come back from behind tand hopes of the coveted no. 2 seed started slipping.Read more