7 Rare photos from the last time KC won a playoff game

It’s been 22 years since the Chiefs won a playoff game, but the last time they did was against — you guessed it — a team from Houston. Back then they were called the Oilers, but it’d still be poetic justice for the Chiefs to finally break their playoff spell against the city they last beat.

Here are some rare photos from their last playoff victory:

 

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22 years ago it was Derrick Thomas wreaking havoc on the opposing quarterbacks. Now it’s Justin Houston (emphasis on the Houston).

 

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Joe Montana (L) congratulates Chiefs running back Marcus Allen after his fourth touchdown in their game against the Houston Oilers in the Astrodome in Houston, Texas January 16, 1994 . The Oilers lost the game 28-20. REUTERS/Gary Cameron BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - RTR2UVON

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Joe Montana and Marcus Allen celebrate a Chiefs touchdown. Man, the glory days were sweet.

 

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Neil Smith (#90) was just as famous for his nose strips as he was for his football strips.

 

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This game was played on AstroTurf, which was about as soft as concrete.

 

Joe Montana Kansas City Cheifs Quarterback January 24, 1994 X 45583 credit: Peter Read Miller - contract

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Not saying we’re superstitious, but the Chiefs haven’t won a playoff game since this was published. #SICoverJinx

 

Houston Oilers' running back Gary Brown (33) with protection from teammates Doug Dawson (66) and Mike Munchak (63) runs for a two-yard touch down against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 16, 1994 at the Houston Astrodome. (AP Photo/Tim Johnson)

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Nothing says intimidation like an oil rig on the side of your helmet.

 

Kansas City chief's Tim Grunhard (61) tries to help Chief's quarterback Joe Montana (19) as he is pressured by Houston Oilers' Glenn Montgomery (94) in the first quarter Sunday Jan. 16, 1994 in Houston. (AP Photo/Tim Johnson)

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Let’s hope some of that Montana Magic rubs off on Alex Smith. Go Chiefs!

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