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Marty Calls '93 Chiefs His Best Team Ever

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Sorry, San Diego. Your 14-2 season under Marty isn't what he considers his best season ever.

In an interview with the Cleveland Plain Dealer, former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer (or just Marty to us KC folks) was asked which team was the best he ever coached. Via Arrowheadlines:

I think the '93 team of (Joe) Montana and Kansas City. We had arguably one of the finest quarterbacks of all time under center. We had a really good defensive team. . . . We went to Buffalo in the AFC championship game and Joe was injured in the first half, at some point in time, and we couldn't overcome that. I'm not suggesting we would have won even if he had played the game throughout. To me that was the team.

Oh the memories in this one. Everyone talks about the great Chiefs defense of the '90s but this was a top 10 offense and Montana was still pretty legit by this point. Something I've said before on that game is that I was nine years old and Old Man Thorman had promised to take my brother, Chris, and I out of school for a parade if the Chiefs made it to the Super Bowl.

When the Chiefs eventually lost to the Bills that day, it was really the first time in my life I understood the pain that comes along with cheering for the Chiefs. I was just a kid at the time. I'm not sure I was ready for that.

So if you feel like taking a step down memory lane, here's a video of what happened the week before that Buffalo game -- the Chiefs last playoff victory.