Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/2/12
The decision to play Sunday's game a day after the murder-suicide involving Kansas City linebacker Jovan Belcher was placed in the hands of coach Romeo Crennel and the team captains. Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt said in an interview with NFL Network at Arrowhead Stadium that the vote was unanimous to let the game go on as planned against the Carolina Panthers. "I decided to leave it up to the team," Hunt said. "I called coach Crennel and asked him to call the captains and see what they thought the right decision was. So he called the six captains who heard from their teammates and they unanimously believed the right decision was to go forward with the game. So that's how we made the decision. It was really a team and coaching staff decision." Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, on Saturday and then drove to the team facility, where he spoke with Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli before shooting himself. "We do have a lot of guys who are really hurting," Hun...
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