Since 2000, the Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys have played just four times. In
those matchups, the Cowboys have won three of them and seven of the 11 total
matchups. Here is what happened in the last three meetings between the franchises.
By Jack Johnson, Sports Radio 810
- November 5, 2017: Dallas 28, Kansas City 17
In the final season with Alex Smith at quarterback, the Chiefs were bested by
second-year quarterback Dak Prescott. In that game, Kansas City fell into an early 14-3
hole. However, on the final play before the half, Smith and Tyreek Hill dialed up one of
the most improbable plays in franchise history. Instead of heaving a last second hail
mary, Smith dumped it over the middle to Hill, who scampered 56 yards into the
Kansas City struck first in the second half to take a 17-14 lead, but the combination of
Prescott and Terrance Williams was too much. The Cowboys responded with 14
unanswered and handed the Chiefs their sixth loss of the season.
- September 15, 2013: Kansas City 17, Dallas 16
Until this September afternoon, the Chiefs hadn’t beaten the Cowboys in 15 years. In
the second game of the season, though, Kansas City’s defense stifled Tony Romo’s
offense. After falling behind 10-0 in the first quarter, Jamaal Charles tallied in the Chiefs’
first score on a two-yard touchdown catch from Alex Smith.
In the third quarter, Smith found Dwayne Bowe on a 12-yard slant over the middle to
take a 14-13 lead.
During the final minutes of the game, Kansas City clung to a 17-16 advantage. Facing a
fourth and one around midfield, Andy Reid elected to punt it with 29 seconds left. The
conservative approach paid off as the special teams unit pinned the ball inside the five.
With no timeouts and the length of the field in front of them, the Cowboys managed to
complete just one pass before the clock expired.
- October 11, 2009: Dallas, 26, Kansas City 20 (OT)
This game, without a doubt, is remembered as the Miles Austin game. The former
Cowboy had a cool 10 catches for 250 yards and two touchdowns — including the
game-winning 60-yard score in overtime.
On the Chiefs’ side, Matt Cassel was 23 of 41 for 253 yards and two touchdowns. Larry
Johnson led the team in rushing with 37 yards on 21 carries and Mike Vrabel (yes, the
Titans head coach) caught a touchdown pass.
Despite repping the throwback Dallas Texans uniforms, the Chiefs coughed up their
10-point lead in the second half and dropped to 0-5 on the season.