Ryan Succop

Andy Reid's Ice-The-Kicker Strategy Backfired

Among the debatable calls in the NFL's Week 15, none backfired more than Andy Reid's attempt to ice an already frozen kicker at Arrowhead Stadium.

Ryan Succop's 53-yard try fell well short but served as a mulligan thanks to Reid's timeout, and Succop put plenty more boost and force into his do-over. It cleared the crossbar as time expired, giving the Titans a 19-17 win over the Chiefs that kept Tennessee in the playoff hunt and denied Kansas City its clincher.

Moreover, KC fell from the AFC's No. 2 seed to No. 5. If that's where it finishes, the Chiefs will have to hit the road in the wild-card round instead of getting the weekend off and preparing for a home game....

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