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Series History: Redskins Chiefs

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on December 6, 2013 – 11:41 am



The kicker sparked the rally in the third quarter, then capped it off in the fourth.

With the Redskins trailing the Chiefs, 12-0, on Sept. 18, 1983, Mark Moseley booted a 35-yard field goal to put Washington on the board. Moseley’s 34-yard field goal in the fourth quarter finished a run of 27 unanswered points in a 27-12 victory.

John Riggins ran in a touchdown, Joe Theismann threw for two scores and the Redskins beat the Chiefs for the first and only time in franchise history. Washington would later advance to Super Bowl XVIII.

In eight meetings, Kanasas City leads the all-time series with Washington, 7-1.

On Oct. 16, 2005, Mark Brunell and Santana Moss led the Redskins on a roller-coaster ride at Kansas City that had five lead changes and two ties.

Brunell went 25-of-41 for 331 yardsd and there touchdowns, including a 78-yard bomb to Moss that tied the game in the third quarter. Moss caught 10 passes for 173 yards, the second-highest total of his career, and two touchdowns. Washington lost, 28-21, after Priest Holmes scored on a 60-yard catch early on in the fourth quarter.



The teams last squared off on Oct. 18, 2009, when the Chiefs beat the Redskins, 14-6, in matchup between two clubs that finished the year with 4-12 records. Neither team scored a touchdown that day. Ryan Succop had four field goals for Kansas City, and Tamba Hali recorded a safety with a sack of Todd Collins in the end zone.

Clinton Portis racked up 109 yards on 15 carries. Andre Carter had two of Washignton’s five sacks on Matt Cassel.

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