5 Best Come from Behind Wins in Kansas City Chiefs History
One of the most exciting victories for any NFL is the comeback win.
Throughout their history, the Kansas City Chiefs have enjoyed many of these, in a variety of different ways.
Last season, they came back from a large deficit to beat the Colts on the road and just two years ago, the defeated the defending Super Bowl champions in a game for the ages.
Here are the five best comebacks wins in Chiefs history, in no particular order or ranking.
28-24 Win at Indianapolis: Week 5, 2011 Season
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The Chiefs pulled off a big win of the Colts on the road in the early part of last season.
Trailing 24-7 going into halftime, the team needed a spark in the second half.
Fortunately, QB Matt Cassel stepped it up and lead his offense to three second-half TD drives, completing the comeback win with a late fourth-quarter touchdown pass to wideout Steve Breaston.
As far as deficits go, this was point total was tied for the largest one that the Chiefs have been able to overcome in franchise history and still pick up the victory.
27-24 Win vs. Pittsburgh: Week 11, 2009 Season
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This was easily one of the great victories in Chiefs franchise history.
In a game where KC as losing for most of the contest, they were able outscore the mighty Steelers 20-7 in the past two quarters and overtime to get the win.
Kicker Ryan Succop helped seal the victory with a 22-yard field goal in the extra period.
No one gave Kansas City a chance in this matchup, but they were able to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the '09 NFL season.
40-39 Win at Cleveland: Week 1, 2002 Season
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This was not only one of the best comeback wins in Chiefs history, but also one of the craziest games as well.
In a game where KC was losing by 13 points on two different occasions, a bizarre play at the end helped the Chiefs turn the tide in this one.
Browns defensive lineman Dwayne Rudd threw off his helmet after he thought that his team had won the game.
Instead, Kansas City's Morten Anderson kicked the game-winning field goal in the last play of regulation, giving the Chiefs the last laugh in the end.
40-34 Win at Green Bay: Week 6, 2003 Season
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This was arguably the best comeback win in Chiefs history.
KC was trailing by 17 points heading into the fourth quarter of their game at Lambeau Field back on October 12, 2003, but they were somehow able to come from behind and get the win.
Thanks to a ferocious comeback in the last period, the Chiefs won the game 40-34 in overtime.
The final nail in the coffin came in the form of a Trent Green 51-yard TD strike to receiver Eddie Kennison.
31-28 Win at Denver: Week 7, 1994 Season
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In Week 7 of the '94 season, the Chiefs headed into Denver with the hopes of leaving with a victory.
Fortunately, they were able to do just that, but it wasn't easy.
In fact, it took a last second TD pass from Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana to wide receiver Willie Davis to get this win.
After leading KC to this playoff victory, Montana became a hero in Kansas City.