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Things are bad in Kansas City. So bad, in fact, that even the poetry of a disgruntled fan doesn't overstate just how miserable life must be as a Chiefs fan.
The Kansas City Star routinely publishes letters from readers on its website, and, while most take aim at political and social issues facing the community, one fan's creativity and displeasure with the Chiefs made the cut on Sunday.
Kansas City resident John Kinney wrote a poem called "Pretending as Winners":
"Roses are red; violets are blue; the Royals are cheap; the Chiefs are, too.
"Kansas City fans are great; they arrive early at the gate; they cheer for their teams; but the playoffs must wait.
"Our owners are rich; but they don’t seem to care; we invest so much time, money and energy; it just doesn't seem fair.
"The players try hard; they aren’t responsible for this scam; but they look overmatched; because team payroll is a sham.
"David and Clark, we onl...
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A movement called “Save Our Chiefs” is sweeping the midwest…and the nation. At over 100,000 Twitter followers, the grass roots campaign to restore order with the Kansas City Chiefs is getting some attention. While Chiefs fans may be delighted at the news of Matt Cassel’s benching in favor of Brady Quinn (a sign that the team is bagging 2012 and perhaps its hat into the Matt...
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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel is giving Chiefs fans what they ask for today. In his weekly press conference on Monday, Crennel announced that Brady Quinn will be the new starting quarterback and that Matt Cassel has been demoted to backup. The thought in Kansas City was that once Cassel was healthy...
It looks like the bye week -- and the three preceding weeks off -- did Chiefs running back Peyton Hillis some good. Hillis hasn't played nor practiced since suffering a high ankle sprain in Week 3, but he was present at practice Monday.
For the season, Hillis has 21 carries for 93 yards and has caught five passes for 33 yards. Source: FFToolbox.com Attached Thumbnails
When the Steelers tabbed Todd Haley as offensive coordinator, replacing the oft-criticized Bruce Arians, it was thought he'd bring along with him a pass-happy, downfield attack, utilizing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's big arm and the troika of weapons surrounding him.
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Oakland at Kansas City Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 713 *TV announcers: Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots *Keys to the game: The Raiders' pass defense has been under siege all season, but can Kansas City take advantage? The Chiefs have received poor quarterback play and have opted to start Brady Quinn over turnover-prone Matt Cassel...
No, we’re not telling you to add Brady Quinn to your fantasy team. Rather, this may be the only week we’ll suggest playing the Raiders defense. Take advantage of their matchup against the Chiefs.
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