KC rookies to debut in playoffs

The Chiefs had 154 games played by their rookie class this season. Sixty-one times a rookie was in the starting lineup.



January 17, 2023 - 2:53 PM

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) legs out a first down during the first half against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce have been in this situation before, ready to embark on a postseason run that the past four years has landed the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game and twice ended in the Super Bowl.

So it’s easy to assume that the rest of the Chiefs are a hardened bunch of playoff veterans.

Turns out they’re not.

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