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Homeless man pulls stranded Chiefs player out from the snow, receives playoff tickets

Posted at 1:11 PM, Jan 13, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A homeless man who’s never attended a Chiefs game will now be in attendance at the biggest game in Arrowhead Stadium’s 47-year history.

Dave Cochran, who lives out of his car with his girlfriend and their small dog, helped a man who got stuck in the snow Saturday morning.

Little did he know, the man who he helped was Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen. Allen was on his way to Arrowhead to play the divisional round against the Indianapolis Colts, a game the Chiefs would win 31-13.

“[I] just pulled over, I went to help him, then he told me he was a Chiefs player,” Cochran said. “I didn’t know he was a Chiefs player, I looked at him as a normal person and hoped he would do the same for me like I did for him.”

After the big win, Allen tweeted that he wanted to offer tickets to the AFC Championship game to a man he only knew as “Dave.”

Thanks to the power of social media, Allen was able to find Dave and give offer him the tickets.

Not only that, but this viral story has already resulted in a job offer for Cochran.