The defense dominated as the Kansas City Chiefs shut out the Houston Texans 30-0 at NRG stadium in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game. With the win, Kansas City extends its NFL-best winning streak to 11 straight. The Chiefs advance to next weekends Divisional Playoff round.
Knile Davis did not wait long to start the scoring as he took the opening kickoff 106 yards for a touchdown. That would put the Chiefs on top 7-0 which is how the first quarter would end.
Cairo Santos would add a 49 yard field goal to increase Kansas City’s lead to 10-0 with 12:50 left to go before halftime, A second Santos field goal from the same distance would cap off a 6 play 31 yard drive to extend the lead to 13-0 at the 7:06 mark of the second quarter.
The Chiefs defense has forced the Texans into 5 turnovers, intercepting Houston quarterback Brian Hoyer 4 times and recovering a fumble.
The Chiefs added two second half touchdowns the first in the third quarter as Chris Conley caught a nine yard pass from Alex Smith. Spencer Ware would score from 5 yards out on the first play of the fourth quarter. Santos would add another field goal to cap the scoring.