Homeless Good Samaritan Helps Kansas City Chiefs Player Reach Playoff Game


The ball was snapped a little high to Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt but as he one though the motions one Colts special team player had broken through the line to block the punt.

It also marked the shortest missed field goal in the playoffs since the Chiefs and Colts played in a 2006 wild-card game.

And a Chiefs fan apparently chose to make a snowball during Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game. and throw it at Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez when he was on the field. Well, they showed early on that the ghosts of past playoff losses weren't going to effect them and won pretty handily by a score of 31-13.

There was the 10-7 loss in which Lin Elliott missed three field goals when the Chiefs were the No. 1 seed, and the loss at Arrowhead Stadium in 2003 in which nobody punted.

The 46-year-old veteran, who became the NFL's all-time leading scorer this season, must now decide if he wants to carry on into a 24th campaign. He led the Chiefs on touchdown drives of 90 and 70 yards to open the game, quickly identified a favorite target in Travis Kelce, and shook off a banged-up knee to scramble for a touchdown late in the first half to give his team a big cushion.

With over six minutes left in the second quarter the Chiefs, on their own 19 yard line, chose to punt the ball as they were on fourth down with 20 yards to go.

He missed an extra-point try after a T.Y. "I'll spend a week or two and just kind of see where we're at".

Colts: Begin preparing for April's draft.