Kansas City hasn’t won a playoff game since 1994, but the Chiefs could have the right man at the helm at Houston on Saturday to end that streak of futility.
Quarterback Alex Smith, who has presided over Kansas City’s current 10-game winning streak, is 3-0 against the Texans as a starter, including a 27-20 victory at Houston in this season’s opener.
What’s more, Smith has been impressive in a handful of postseason appearances. In three career playoff games — two with San Francisco and one with Kansas City — he has thrown for 873 yards with nine touchdowns and no interceptions.
Smith told reporters this week that the team isn’t dwelling...