Originally written October 14, 2013 on Pro Football Spot:
It's time to adjust our expectations for this season.I've been holding back a little. I've been hurt before. Every time I've allowed myself to believe we could be more than a playoff team (OK, that hasn't really happened in a decade, but still), I found my hopes smashed into a thousand pieces by the Bills, The Kicker Who Shall Not Be Named, or Peyton Manning (I hate you Peyton Manning. Know that).So I adapted. I lowered expectations. I became more cautious as a fan. I have refused, since 2003, to even consider the possibility that Chiefs could be...(pauses, looks around. Leans in and whispers)Super Bowl contenders.All right, it's out there. I said it. Now I suppose I need to back up that assertion? Fine. But first, a caveat... I am well aware that our offense has struggled. I find it concerning. I do believe that having Anthony Fasano back will help to an extent, but our offense needs to get better. That said, I genuinely don't believe we'll need anyt...
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