Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 12/1/12

DENVER - NOVEMBER 14: Offensive lineman Chris Kuper of the Denver Broncos blocks against Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs at INVESCO Field at Mile High on November 14, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 49-29. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Awful news out of Kansas City this morning, as Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher has reportedly killed his girlfriend at their home, and then drove to the Chiefs practice facility and shot himself. Belcher's identity was a mystery at first, until reports surfaced about him being the Chiefs player involved in the shootings. Belcher, signed by the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent out of Maine in 2009, had played in every game since joining the team before the 2009 season. He started 15 games in 2010, 16 games in 2011, and had started all 11 Chiefs games in 2012, totaling 38 tackles this year. We'll have more on this situation as it develops, but the staff here at TGS sends our prayers to the families of both Belcher and his late girlfriend. [follow]
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