Christmas is when dreams come true -- like hulking linemen tossing TD passes.
Dontari Poe, who is normally a defensive tackle, got called in with less than two minutes to go in the Kansas City Chiefs game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday night. With the Chiefs up 27-10, there wasn't much to lose with a little trickery.
So Poe took the snap, barrelled toward the line of scrimmage -- then abruptly jumped and lobbed a wobbly pass to tight end Demetrius Harris for an easy touchdown.
To add insult to injury, the 33-10 loss knocked the Broncos out of the playoff race.
And it made history. Poe is the first defensive player to throw a TD since 1981.
Amazingly, it's Poe's second offensive touchdown of the season. He also ran one in.
That's one for the ages. That was pretty fun. Everybody in the stadium was yelling for it.
Like all great trick plays, this has a great nickname: "Bloated Tebow." It's a play on former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow's signature throw from mid-air.
Poe made history another way, too -- at 346 pounds, he also outweighs any other defensive player to throw an NFL touchdown pass, by 81 pounds.
The jokes wrote themselves.
Sportswriters were stunned.