Until Chiefs fill void, defensive purge begs question if cure worse than disease

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March 14, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Former Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston celebrates after he sacked Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in the third quarter during an AFC Divisional game on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Houston, who was drafted by the organization in 2011, has been released. John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Providing succinct and blunt testimony that sure seems to speak for plenty of others, the Rev. Sam Mann, my dear friend and a passionate Chiefs fan, texted me on Sunday evening:

“What the hell is going on(?) Releasing Houston? Am I missing something?”

Sorry if the H-word offends, but it seemed to carry a little more currency and oomph coming from a man of the cloth.

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