KANSAS CITY, Mo. --And so he idles. Life outside the hamster's wheel just doesn't move as quickly, even in New York City. After years of running, Romeo Crennel spent this spring learning to enjoy the grace of a good walk again.
"Some days, it's more difficult than others," the former Kansas City Chiefs coach tells FOXSportsKansasCity.com. "But you have to find the enjoyment in something different. And you have an opportunity to do some things (that), as you're working, you were not able to do.
"Like I went to the spring game at Western Kentucky this year. That was my alma mater, and the first time I've had an opportunity to go to the spring game. You try to do things like that, to kind of go seek out how the other world lives."
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