KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel laid out for his team Monday exactly what it will take to end their seven-game losing streak and then questioned whether the solution is even possible.
"We know we have to fight. We have to do everything in our power to be the best we can be, to be perfect," he said during a break in meetings. "That's what I told them, we have to be perfect because that's the only way we have a chance."
Later, Crennel admitted, "Nobody is ever perfect, you know."
That doesn't bode well for a team trying to reach mediocrity, much less perfection.
The Chiefs' 28-6 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday dropped them to 1-9 on the season, their lone victory requiring a franchise-record 18-point comeback at New Orleans.
They've been ravaged by injuries, lead the league in turnovers, can't settle on a quarterback and are now dealing with a full-fledged fan rebellion, which has resulted in people dressed in black occupying the seats at Arrowhead Stadi...