Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 10/26/14
It has come to this. A Chiefs pal, the reddest of red, on Monday sends over the following text: "Am I wrong for wanting the Chiefs to go 1-15, and rooting for the Browns to win? I feel kind of dirty." Oh, no. No, no, no. Embrace the bad. Embrace the stench. The superb web site ProFootballReference.com, among its other nooks and crannies, quantifies NFL teams by something called a "Simple Rating System," or "SRS" for short. The particular criteria are sundry and complicated, but the quick explanation is that an average team usually gets assigned a rating of 0.0. The 2012 Chiefs? Negative-14.7. Before Thursday night's 31-13 prime-time drubbing on national television to San Diego Matt Cassel threw a Pick-6 and fumbled away a ball in the end zone that led to a Chargers touchdown, so you didn't miss much that was far and away the worst SRS in franchise history. It was more than five points worse than the team that went 2-14 under Herm Edwards in '08 (-9.2). It was more than six...
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