KANSAS CITY, Mo. There comes a point where you have two choices: You can either storm the gates with torches in hand, or throw up your arms, laugh and walk away. Clark Hunt will be a rich man regardless. Whether you're riding shotgun or not, the clown car rides on.
"They aren't going to cancel a game," Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel, that renowned leader of men, said of his 1-6 Chiefs' visit to San Diego on Thursday night. "So we are going to have to go play it."
See? Who wouldn't run through a brick wall for this guy?
There's no way to spin Oakland 26, Kansas City 16. None. Raiders-Chiefs was to football what "2 Broke Girls" is to comedy, a steaming pile of offal foisted upon the American public, a triumph of bad over worse. The Big Ten gives you Indiana versus Illinois. The NFL gives you Kansas City and Oakland.
"I haven't been through a season like this," said Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel, who completed 20 of 30 throws in relief of the injured Brady Quinn. "I haven't bee...