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The win probability chart from AFC Championship Game was bonkers

Chiefs Reid wants remembered, it wasn’t easy reaching championship game

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid wants it remembered that it wasn't easy for the team to reach the AFC Championship Game. The comments came a day after the Chiefs lost the championship game to the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium.
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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid wants it remembered that it wasn't easy for the team to reach the AFC Championship Game. The comments came a day after the Chiefs lost the championship game to the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium.

After combining for 24 points in the first three quarters of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, the Chiefs and Patriots scored 38 in the fourth quarter alone.

There were four lead changes in the last eight minutes alone.

New England won 37-31 in overtime at Arrowhead Stadium, and the win probability chart captured the craziness of the game.

Twitter user secretcabdriver shared this:

At one point in the fourth quarter, the Chiefs had an 82.1 percent probability of winning the game. Twitter user Preston Hutson shared this chart:

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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.

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