Our blog community was ahead of the game but it took two loses in a row to make the rest of the local media wake up to this season of hype and a team that might not be ready for prime time.
We'll see in a few moments but for now . . .
OPEN THREAD: SHOULD KANSAS CITY FANS TORCH THEIR SEASON TICKETS IF THE CHIEFS LOSE TONIGHT?!?!?
It's the kind of question sports talkers won't ask their fans for fear of sponsor mutiny. But don't get it twisted . . . We'd like to see KC win if for not other reason than DENVER AS A CITY IS EVEN MORE OVERRATED THAN KCMO.
And so . . .
Here's a few links on the topic before we get started . . .
Kansas City Playing Hurt
DENVER (AP) - Patrick Mahomes is without two of his linemen and one of his receiving threats for the banged-up Kansas City Chiefs' game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. Dealing with a balky ankle himself, Mahomes won't have receiver Sammy Watkins (hamstring) for another week.
Kansas City Moment Of Doubt
Many of you here at Arrowhead Pride began voting on various things concerning the Kansas City Chiefs and matters across the NFL last year and this past offseason. This is part of SB Nation's tool, which sends weekly questions to the city's most plugged-in and dedicated Chiefs fans via email.
Haterz Back Off???
It has been a tough 11 days for Kansas City Chiefs fans. After scoring 26 or more points in all 23 of Patrick Mahomes' starts, including playoff games, the Chiefs went on to score only 13 points against the Indianapolis Colts and 24 against the Houston Texans, losing both games in the last two weeks.
Nation News Reports Silly Perfect Village Fanboys
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes ' injured ankle has many fans concerned about how healthy the reigning NFL MVP is and has prompted them to turn to a higher power for help. A Kansas church plans to hold prayer services Sunday to ask God for help in healing Mahomes' ankle, according to FOX4KC.
It's Gonna Get Rough
During past three weeks Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and his receiving corps have faced defenses intent on playing an aggressive man-to-man coverage to challenge the team's speed, and the Denver Broncos should make it four in a row on Thursday night.
Accordingly . . .
We also ask for our blog community to offer their best guess about the outcome as they attempt to overlook commercials, rampant sexism, consumerism and horrible announcers . . .
You decide . . .