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From Long-Shots to Last Ones Standing

FS Jahleel Addae (USA TODAY Sports)

It took a pair of Ravens losses, a pair of Dolphins losses and a missed field goal by Ryan Succop -- not to mention a four-game winning streak to end the season -- but in the end the Chargers had just enough to sweep the Chiefs and snag the AFC's final wildcard spot with a 27-24 overtime win on Sunday.

The Chargers felt like winners before their season finale even kicked off. With the Ravens and Dolphins losing earlier in the day, San Diego inexplicably controlled its own playoff fate. All that was needed was a win over a Chiefs team that planned to rest 20 of its 22 starters. The final piece of the puzzle figured to be easy, but instead turned into one of the most wild games of the season... Recommended Stories