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The Wonder Years: The 1997 Chiefs Make History (Kind Of)

Published by on May 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

It was the season of false hopes, and my devotion flourished despite crushing disappointment.  The Chiefs boasted one of the winningest records of any team in the '90s, but playoff success had not come. 

In 1997, the team battled to a 13-3 record and clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs.  At first glance, this was the edge that had been missing from previous playoff appearances.   

Behold the power of the 12th man.  Fueled by a cornucopia of tailgate meats for which the city is notorious, the sea of red at Arrowhead stadium is recognized as one of the most disruptive forces to opponents in all of sports. 

Beware the attempt to audible or change the snap ...

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