Originally written September 13, 2012 on Football Nation:
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Pressure is building for Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli.For the second year in a row the Chiefs get spanked in there home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.Sure the defense had injuries and suspensions. Granted having linebacker Tamba Hali and cornerback Brandon Flowers would have helped.Sure quarterback Matt Cassel played well for one half of football.But by the end of the game the Falcons had put up 41 points. In last year’s opener the Bills put up 41 points.Sure the seats were empty by the end of the 3rd quarter.Kansas City fans are beginning to reach a boiling point.This isn’t New York or Philly, the fans have patience.However after dealing with a lousy MLB team all summer,  by September the Chiefs always become the beacon of hope.Criticisms have been pointed at the fact the Chiefs are $28 million under the salary cap. Fans have recently attacked Clark Hunt’s wallet and his inability to open it on Twitter.Surprisingly the Chiefs' organization fired back, calling the fan...
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