Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/23/12
I have lost hope. I feel stranded on NFL Island and the Kansas City Chiefs organization is the search plane flying overhead oblivious to my futile smoke signals below.The plane passes, and all hope is lost.There’s nowhere to go from here in the life of a Chiefs’ fan.In today’ NFL, it is almost impossible to lose hope.Bad teams are given high draft picks and owners have no patience for failure and make hasty changes in search of immediate improvement. Teams can swing from the bottom of a division to the top in a matter of single NFL offseason.It takes sheer incompetence, complete and utter mismanagement and damn-near intentional self-sabotage to be as consistently bad as the Kansas City Chiefs.There is not one single thing that I, a die-hard east coast Kansas City Chiefs fan since 1988, can point to as a glimmer of hope. There is nothing to look forward to. We are in Groundhog Day mode speaking gibberish to Wilson in Cast Away.It’s lonely being a Chiefs’ fan these days. As a matter o...
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