The Kansas City Chiefs, once 5-0 and Super Bowl favorites, are in a freefall. They’re 6-6 and tied with two other teams atop the AFC West. On Sunday, they went up 14-0 on the Jets five minutes into the game—and lost, 38-31.
Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters had a meltdown late in a one-possession game after a penalty was called against the Chiefs on a failed New York Jets two-point conversion.
After Marshawn Lynch was ejected from last night’s game against the Chiefs for making contact with an official, there were reports that he had immediately changed into street clothes in the locker room and left the stadium. That turned out to not be quite true; Lynch did indeed leave the locker room and never returned…
The Kansas City Chiefs stood and linked arms during the national anthem before today’s game. Cornerback Marcus Peters added his own gesture by raising his right fist at the end of the line.
The Chiefs players released a statement through the team explaining their demonstration:
The AFC’s elite teams are all limping toward the finish line. The Bengals are relying on a backup quarterback who’s most famous for having a girlfriend who aroused Brent Musberger, and you couldn’t describe the Broncos’ new starter as much else besides ‘Tall’ (and, I suppose, ‘Injured’ and maybe ‘Vampiric’). The…
Marcus Peters is as sickened by the state of placekicking in the NFL as you. CBS cameras caught the Chiefs defensive back vomiting after Oakland failed to get points on their fourth quarter drive today. Get well soon, Marcus.