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Chiefs set franchise record for largest margin of victory in a playoff game

Chiefs running back Spencer Ware scored early in the fourth quarter, putting the Chiefs up 26-0 over the Texans during an AFC Wild Card Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium in Houston.
Chiefs running back Spencer Ware scored early in the fourth quarter, putting the Chiefs up 26-0 over the Texans during an AFC Wild Card Game on Saturday at NRG Stadium in Houston. jsleezer@kcstar.com

The Chiefs didn’t just break an eight-game postseason losing streak Saturday with a 30-0 victory at Houston in an AFC Wild Card playoff game. They also broke the franchise record for largest margin of victory in a postseason game.

Here are the top five Chiefs playoff wins (they only have nine total) by margin of victory:

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Chiefs 30, at Houston Texans 0, 2015 AFC Wild Card round

24

Chiefs 31, at Buffalo Bills 7, 1966 AFL Championship Game

16

Chiefs 23, Minnesota Vikings 7, Super Bowl IV, 1969 season

10

Chiefs 17, at Oakland Raiders 7: 1969 AFL Championship Game

8

Chiefs 28, at Houston Oilers 20: 1993 AFC Divisional round

Safety Husain Abdullah says everybody was involved in the turnover department Saturday, when the Chiefs forced five Houston turnovers in a 30-0 playoff win.

Chiefs offensive tackle Eric Fisher said he played with a chip on his shoulder during Saturday's 30-0 playoff win at Houston.

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce said the team's confidence is sky-high following a 30-0 victory over Houston on Saturday in the AFC Wild Card round.

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