As far as Missouri Miracles go – and can we all pause for a moment to acknowledge one of the most unbelievable World Series games of all time? – Todd Haley and the Kansas City Chiefs can't come close to competing with the Cardiac Cards.
The turnaround taking place across the Show Me State, however, has the potential to be one of the more improbable NFL stories in recent memory, depending on whether the Chiefs continue to defy the laws of football inertia.
Two weeks into the 2011 season, they were lower than Lindsay Lohan's current career trajectory and seemingly as exposed, as the troubled actress is posing for Playboy. Outscored 89-10 in blowout defeats to the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions, and reeling from season-ending knee injuries to a pair of Pro Bowl players (halfback Jamaal Charles(notes) and safety Eric Berry(notes)), it looked as though K.C.'s shot at defending its AFC West title was over from the start.
And now? If the 3-3 Chiefs can defeat the San Diego Chargers atRead More »from Chiefs return from abyss to make noise