Breaking down the psyche of the Chiefs fan on the OMG big win


The following is an in-depth look into the psychological aspects of many Chiefs fans and their thoughts of whether or not the Good Guys in red would pull off the shocker over Pittsburgh.

Pre-evaluation: Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism is 10/10: We're playing the Steelers, this should be expected, right.

Post pre-evaluation evaluation: Level of pessimism is 5/10 after Jamaal Charles kickoff return TD.




1. Breaking down the pessimism of the modern-day Chiefs fan

A: When the Steelers rolled their way to a 17-7 lead after Jamaal Charles' incredible kickoff return TD got this game off to a great start, I'm sure everyone was thinking the same thing:


"Well, it was fun while it lasted."

That was before one of two interceptions by Andy Fuckin' Studebaker helped KC regain its footing, ending with a triumphant Leonard Pope touchdown.

Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism: 5/10

B: This optimism seemed to fade quickly after the second incredible INT return by Andy Fuckin' Studebaker couldn't be punched in for a touchdown.

Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism: 4/10

C: Optimism took an incredible dive after that slimy Big Ben drove his team into the end zone yet again, giving the bad guys a touchdown lead. Around 85% of KC fans had this thought flutter into their brains.

"Well, it was fun while it lasted."

The pessimism rose back to 7 for the typical Chief fan, but took an unexpected dive as MR. CHRIS CHAMBERS caught an unbelievable deep ball from the Cassel, setting up Jamaal Charles (, Bitch!) to get his 2nd touchdown of the game.

Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism: 3/10

D: The game found itself in overtime, and thoughts of optimism from a KC fan took a groin shot as Pittsburgh won the toss. Thoughts rose up again, thinking back to those damn Cowboys stealing our thunder.

"Well, it was fun while it lasted."

With pessimism back up to a... pessimistic 7/10, the Steelers started off strong, but in a moment of amazment, a moment of redemption, a moment of the Sports Gods proclaiming "The Chiefs shall have a better shot at this," the slippery quarterback was brought down hard, and left the game. Thoughts of "I hope he's all right," were quickly and quietly disregarded as he walked off the field, replaced by this thought.

"Well, it was fun while it lasted, Ben. GOOOOO CHIEFS!!!

Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism:1/10

E: MR. CHRIS CHAMBERS WILL YOU COME ON DOWN! YOU SIR, ARE MY MANCRUSH OF THE WEEK (tied with Jamaal Charles and Laurence Bowers) With the amazing, breathtaking, exhilarating catch and run by the Chamber of Doom, DAS BOOT put up his first game-winning field goal, and the proud Chiefs fans, unhappy at home for so long, could now think these thoughts.









"We won!"

"We've won 2 in a row!"

We've won 1 more game than Herm did last season!"

"We beat a good team!"

"I never doubted you for a second, Pioli, Cassel, Haley, and all the other guys I never doubted but really doubted them publicly to everyone!"

Current level of Chiefs fan pessimism optimism: 10/10

So I close this look into the psyche of the fan on this note: Take it for what it is, and don't be too shocked if we lose the majority of our remaining games. Be shocked if we win the majority of our remaining games, because this team still has a lot to work on before becoming anything close to a football power again. But still, this does NOT mean I want the pessimism to remain, I wish us to be more optimistic for every game we play, because they are all winnable; every game is always winnable. So put on the smiles and rejoice! Just take this with a grain of salt, for if you expect us to turn the corner entirely for this season, you'll find yourself thinking this yet again.

"Well, it was fun while it lasted."

Thanks for reading, you Arrowhead Pride reading reader guys. Oh, and one more thing.





This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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