Dear Chiefs fans: C’mon, it’s not that bad …



December 20, 2018 - 9:45 AM

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) celebrates after scoring on a pass from Mahomes against the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 9 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This will be hard for some of you to understand. That’s not said negatively. Just factually. Because some of you came to follow the Chiefs because of Patrick Mahomes. Which is fine. Kansas City is not accustomed to rooting for trendy teams. These are strange times we live in.

But here’s a quick primer for those who started rooting for the Chiefs once they began playing a wizard at quarterback: Your new team is a habitual heartbreaker. The darkness in the stories you hear from your new brothers and sisters is real. They are not whining. They are speaking their truth.

And, you know, while we’re on the topic, here’s something for those of you who fell in love with this team long ago — you’ve never cheered for a team like this.

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