After the Chiefs take a 16-0 lead into halftime, a 46-yard touchdown pass from Len Dawson to Otis Taylor seals a Super Bowl IV victory as the Chiefs beat the Vikings, 23-7. This is the game where Kansas City coach Hank Stram, miked up for NFL Films, calls for the famous "65 toss power trap" play and urges the Chiefs to "keep matriculating the ball downfield."
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Dec. 23, 1962
The franchise originated as the Dallas Texans of the AFL, and on this day it beat the Houston Oilers 20-17 in the AFL championship game. Tommy Brooker's 25-yard field goal in the second overtime ends the second-longest game in pro football history (77 minutes and 54 seconds). The Texans prevail despite a faux pas by running back Abner Haynes, who tells the referee, "We'll kick to the clock" after Dallas wins the coin toss before the first overtime.
3 of 6Neil Leifer/SI
Jan. 15, 1967
After beating Buffalo in the AFL championship game, the Chiefs represent the league in the inaugural NFC-AFC World Championship Game (later to become known as the Super Bowl). Kansas City hangs in for a half against the NFL champion Packers and trails 14-10 before Green Bay pulls away for a 35-10 victory.
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Oct. 17, 1994
Joe Montana drives the Chiefs 75 yards in nine plays, culminating with a five-yard TD toss to Willie Davis in the final seconds to defeat Denver 31-28 and win his head-to-head dual with John Elway. Elway's four-yard run had put the Broncos in front with 1:29 to play. Montana completes 34 of 54 passes for 393 yards and three TDs.
5 of 6Heinz Kluetmeier/SI
Nov. 11, 1990
Linebacker Derrick Thomas sets a single-game record that still stands by sacking Seattle quarterback Dave Krieg seven times. He nearly notches No. 8 on the final play of the game, but Krieg wriggles free and throws a desperation, 25-yard touchdown pass to Paul Skansi that gives the Seahawks a 17-16 win.
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Dec. 28, 1991
In their first playoff game in 22 years (since winning Super Bowl IV) and the first postseason game in Arrowhead Stadium history, the Chiefs use six takeaways to beat the Los Angeles Raiders 10-6 in an AFC wild-card game.
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