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The Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos came just inches away from producing the third tie of the 2016 NFL season on Sunday night. In fact, Cairo Santos‘s last-second field goal attempt was so close to missing, not even holder Dustin Colquitt thought it was good.
The Chiefs only forced overtime thanks to a game-trying drive in the final three minutes of regulation. Both teams then converted their first two field goals in overtime before Broncos kicker Brandon McManus missed a 62-yarder with 1:01 left on the clock. That gave the Chiefs possession at the Denver 48, and they proceeded to advance the ball to the Denver 16, setting up a 34-yard field goal attempt for Santos with five seconds left on the clock.
That kick? It clanked hard off the left upright, but ultimately went through, giving the Chiefs a huge win.
Take a look:
Hilariously, Chiefs holder Dustin Colquitt did not immediately realize the kick was good. Apparently he heard the ball hit the post and just assumed Santos had missed:
— David Eulitt (@davidphotokc) November 28, 2016
Luckily, Santos was not bothered by Colquitt’s lack of faith. In fact, he seemed pretty amused by his holder’s reaction to what was very nearly an epic fail:
Called the bank shot… just forgot to tell Colquitt. CHIEFS WIN!! pic.twitter.com/3N9Zv2HICJ
— Cairo Santos (@cairosantos19) November 28, 2016
Hat Tip – [CBS Sports]