Adapted from “Crain & Co.,” February 12, 2024.
Jake Crain: It was an ugly game early. When there is a postseason format — where it’s sudden death or whether it’s win or go home and whether that be March Madness, the NFL playoffs, or college baseball and the Regionals — it’s the teams that can win in the most ways that are able to not only survive, but thrive. If you go back and watch every game the Chiefs played in the playoffs, they won each one a different way, but they won each game as a team.
Your defense may not play well for four quarters, but they need to play well when it counts. Your special teams may not play well for a half, but