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Chiefs dominate Texans, 30-0, to end 22-year NFL playoff drought

Chiefs dominate Texans, 30-0, to end 22-year NFL playoff drought

— After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time.

The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers and a ball-control offense to dominate the Houston Texans, 30-0, in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs Saturday.

They were especially cognizant of not letting up after blowing a 28-point lead in a loss to the Colts in their last playoff appearance in 2013.

"What happened to us a couple years ago, everybody remembers that, even the coaches included, so our entire mentality is about finishing,"...

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