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Tanoh Kpassagnon suggests he altered Falcons’ would-be game-tying field goal

Kpassagnon: “Yea I got a finger on it”

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The Kansas City Chiefs once again lived up to their newfound reputation on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons — and that is keeping things exciting for fans regardless of the opponent. When Falcons kicker Younghoe Koo — who had made 35 of 36 kicks on the season — stepped up for a 38-yarder to tie the game in the fourth quarter, it seemed like the Chiefs would be headed to overtime.

Not to be. The kick flew wide right, and the Chiefs held onto their 17-14 lead for the win.

“I just pushed it,” Koo said, via the team’s website. “I know I have to come through when my name is called at that time, I just didn’t come through. I’ll learn from it and move on.”

But perhaps Koo shouldn’t feel so bad; there might have been more to the story.

Chiefs’ fans on Twitter began to suggest perhaps defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon might have altered the ball’s path by deflecting it.

Who better than to ask than the man himself?

Case closed — and bye week secured.

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