NFL Latest: Knile Davis takes opening kick 106 yards for KC

BY foxsports • January 9, 2016

The latest from the NFL wild-card games Saturday (all times EST):

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4:40 p.m.

Knile Davis got the NFL playoffs started in style.

Davis took the opening kickoff 106 yards to give Kansas City a 7-0 lead over Houston in the first AFC wild-card game Saturday.

It was second-longest return in postseason history and the fifth time the opening kick was returned for a touchdown in a playoff game. Chicago's Devin Hester was the last to do it against Indianapolis in the Super Bowl on Feb. 4, 2007.

Davis had a team-record 108-yard return against Denver in 2013.

The Texans won the coin toss, but deferred. Davis found a hole, cut to the outside and sprinted down the left side untouched.

The Chiefs overcame a 1-5 start and have won 10 straight games entering the playoffs. The Texans bounced back from a 2-5 start to win the AFC South.

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