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Harrison Butker ties Chiefs franchise record on 58-yard field goal

The longest field goal in Chiefs history brought the team within one possession

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The Kansas City Chiefs offense had another failed possession — to their standards — in the third quarter of Week 2, down 17-6 to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Stopped at the Los Angeles 40-yard line on fourth down, head coach Andy Reid trusted kicker Harrison Butker to try a 58-yard field goal attempt.

Not only did Butker nail the kick and bring his team within a possession in an AFC West matchup; he also etched his name into the Chiefs’ history books. 58 yards tied former Chiefs kicker Nick Lowery for the all-time longest make in team history. Lowery hit it twice — once in 1983 and once in 1985 when he finished as a first-team All-Pro kicker.

The record-setting kick made it 17-9 with 3:17 left in the third quarter.

With the score tired 20-20 in overtime, Butker had his number called once again for a 58-yard field goal — this time because reserve guard Nick Allegretti false started on a 53-yard attempt. Butker hit it once, reset after a pre-snap timeout from the opponent negated the result, and hit it again to win the game for the Chiefs 23-20.

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