KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The last few weeks, there was a sign outside the Chiefs' locker room that read, "Eliminate Bad Football." It was taken down this week and a new sign went up Thursday.
This one reads, "Play Good Football."
"You noticed that one?" Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said blithely, when asked about the old sign. Then when told about the new placard, he replied, "OK! I'm all for that."
Crennel was behind both of them, of course. They are motivational tools not unlike those he's used at other stops during his coaching career - sometimes quotes or inspirational sayings, sometimes photographs or other depictions designed to stir emotion in his teams.
The problem was the first sign didn't work. It was posted after a season-opening loss to the Falcons, and the Chiefs still have won only once through their first six games.
Evidently, the message got lost in translation. Perhaps the Chiefs were hung up on seeing the words "bad" and "football" next to each other.
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