When you look back at the Royals’ consecutive World Series appearances, there are plenty of “I Can’t Believe That Happened” moments.
The comebacks in the 2014 Wild Card Game, punctuated by Salvador Perez’s how-did-he-hit-that-ball single that won the game. The entire eighth inning of Game 4 of the 2015 ALDS. Lorenzo Cain’s mad dash in the 2015 ALCS. Eric Hosmer’s mad dash in the 2015 World Series. Heck, the Royals trailed in every game of the 2015 World Series and still won in five games.
Now it’s the Chiefs’ turn.
This season opened with the crazy comeback against the Chargers. Marcus Peters ripped the ball out of the hands of Kelvin Benjamin and set up a winning field goal that capped a 17-point fourth quarter in a win at Carolina. The 75-yard drive late in the game that ended with a touchdown and a two-point conversion that forced overtime in Denver. Cairo Santos’ doinked field goal that won the game.
On Sunday, it was Eric Berry’s return of a missed extra point for two points and a 29-28 win at Atlanta.
Crazy stuff, right? The Chiefs are 9-3 and Sam Mellinger did his usual wonderful work when he wrote about their unusual winning ways. Here is a crazy stat for you:
Fans in Kansas City have noted that the Chiefs are doing things we haven’t seen since the Royals’ World Series appearances: