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  WEEK 15 Chargers @ Chiefs
Posted by: NOLA - 12-13-2017, 01:57 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (27)

So, I guess it's my turn to do this?

Chargers and Chiefs this Saturday night at Arrowhead.  The team looked focused and fired up last week, so let's see if they can keep the momentum going.

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  Larry Johnson Struggling with Memory Loss, Violent Thoughts, Believes He Has CTE
Posted by: NOLA - 12-12-2017, 08:38 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (10)

This is a heartbreaking read.  And I more-or-less always thought of Johnson as a scumbag, and even in 2005 wasn't much of a fan, but I would not wish this on anyone.  Whether it's CTE or some other mental illness... it's not much of a life.

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  Dee Ford to IR
Posted by: ChiefsChick23 - 12-08-2017, 08:32 AM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (16)

The article link asks if this is the end for him in KC.

While he's flashed at times, my answer is yes.

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  Dorsey named new Browns GM
Posted by: chiefsfaninky - 12-07-2017, 11:40 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (20)

WOW. I suppose if anyone can help turn that franchise around, it would be John Dorsey.

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  WEEK 14 Raiders at Chiefs
Posted by: ChiefsChick23 - 12-06-2017, 10:00 AM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (30)

AKB hasn't started one, so I'll do it. Might break this unlucky streak.  Big Grin

The Raiders can go fuck themselves.  Win or lose, doesn't matter, they suck.

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  Question for Chiefs fans, Herman Edwards?
Posted by: Mr.Smartass2U - 11-29-2017, 10:50 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (24)

Hello guys.  It's been awhile, good seeing you all again. I'm hearing Arizona State is interested in hiring him, that's the reason I ask I'm personally a UCLA fan.  That aside, from what I remember, Vermeil left the team in ruins, defense was horrible besides Jared Allen, and the offense was built on aging talent like Trent Green/Eddie Kennison/Tony Gonzalez/Willie Roaf/Will Shields/Larry Johnson that quickly started declining or outright retired right when Herm got in.  My question is:

1.  What did you think of him as a coach?

2.  How well was he finding young talent for the rebuild?  

3.  Was he a victim of circumstance?

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  Week 13 vs. Jets
Posted by: asskickingboots - 11-28-2017, 07:26 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (57)

The 6-5 Chiefs travel to Jersey to face the 4-7 Jets in Met Life Stadium for a noon game.

After a surprisingly not horrible 3-2 start, the Jets have since lost 5 of their last 6. Yes, just like the Chiefs have lost 5 of their last 6. We're dealing with the resistible force vs. the moveable object here. This is not where I thought we'd be a month and a half ago, about to have a match against the Jets that will likely only prove which team is worse.

I haven't paid one iota of attention to the media, national or local, regarding this game. I get a feeling all the national guys will talk about is Revis facing his old team. I'd have a hard time caring less about that angle. I'm much more interested in if Revis can be any help at all.

The only way this game matters to me is if the Chiefs win and it helps jumpstart them back to decency at least. During the hot start I was thinking anything less than making the AFC Championship game would be a huge disappointment. Now, I'd settle on at least making the playoffs one last time for some veterans like DJ as we send Alex packing in the offseason and get ready for the Mahomes era. Note, I've never been a "tank for better draft picks" kind of guy.

Of course, if things get much worse, particularly for Smith, we could be looking at the Patrick Mahomes era starting this December and talking draft if we even bother talking about the Chiefs at all.

It's amazing how even just some success can make the sting of failure worse.

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  Countdown to Cowtown
Posted by: ChiefsChick23 - 11-27-2017, 09:25 AM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (7)

So... our trip to KC sealed the deal.

We are moving back in the summer of 2018.

So if anybody has a lead on someone needing a marketer or a martial arts teacher in that time frame, preferably north of the river... lemme know.

Time to come home.

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  Black Friday 2017
Posted by: asskickingboots - 11-24-2017, 11:12 AM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (2)

Just in case anyone wanted discuss or brag about any Black Friday deals, here's a thread for you. 

I haven't bought much this year so far, but I did help my parents get a Samsung 40" 4k LED smart TV for $330 from Wal-Mart's website. Other than that it was all small stuff.

I haven't checked places like Rally House or Charlie Hustle yet, but has 30% off orders of $30+ with a promo code, so I know I'll hit that later.

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  Week 12 vs. Bills
Posted by: asskickingboots - 11-22-2017, 10:04 PM - Forum: 65 Toss Power Trap - Replies (24)

Early in the Chiefs skid it was easy to excuse at least some problems. They were close losses to good teams. Some of the problems seemed correctable with coaching, a change in scheme, or some players getting healthy. But now the losses have began to stack up.

Dropping a game for any reason to a 1-8 team is damn near impossible to explain away, especially if you have any postseason designs.

The postseason is far from a forgone conclusion in any sense, either making it or having any expected success, but the Chiefs remain firmly entrenched at the top of the division with a two game lead despite their best efforts to piss it away.

The Bills on the surface look like an average team, complete with their 5-5 record. However they have a -42 point differential. This is a team the Chiefs need to beat to get back on track, because otherwise this skid could snowball even worse. The Chiefs need to regain some of their early season swagger.

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