It's Week 12 and the Kansas City Chiefs already have nothing to lose.
They've dropped eight straight games to be officially eliminated from playoff contention. They lead the NFL in turnovers, haven't scored a touchdown in more than 11 quarters and still have just one lonely win during one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
Time to throw caution to the wind, right?
Time to go for broke, right?
Time to do something - anything, really - to ignite a floundering franchise, right?
Coach Romeo Crennel said he stands by his decision to keep kicking field goals rather than attempt several short fourth-downs in a 17-9 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, even though his own players acknowledged it was going to take more than 3s to win.
In short, he approached the game like the Chiefs were 10-1, rather than 1-10.
''You have to do what you think is right at the time,'' Crennel said Monday, ''and I thought going against this particular team that points on the board ...