The President of the Oakland Tourism Board is NOT amused
The NFL is full of long-standing rivalries filled with bitter animosity that helps to ratchet up the intensity on any Sunday the two squads square off. One of the rivalries that has defined the AFC West since the days of the AFL is the one between Oakland and Kansas City. Historically, both teams have enjoyed dominant stretches, but both have had trouble finding success recently (as in the last decade or two). But their lack of success on the field hasn’t done much of anything to quiet the passion or vitriol of their fan bases. Last season, tight end Kevin Boss made the move from the New York Giants to Oakland to be a Raider, and he didn’t understand the Chiefs-Raiders rivalry. Now that he’s on the Chiefs, though, totally gets it.
“I was in Oakland for such a short period of time that it wasn’t really something where I really understood the whole Chiefs-Raiders rivalry,” Boss told KCSP-AM in Kansas ...