Gotta love the Chiefs. Their timing is always...interesting.
On what could be one of the most explosive days in NFL history, the team announced Kevin Ross would become the 41st member of the Chiefs Hall of Fame.
I guess they weren't kidding about "business as usual."
Here's what Clark Hunt said of Ross' honor (via KCChiefs.com):
"On behalf of our family and the entire Chiefs organization, we are extremely honored to announce Kevin Ross' election into the Chiefs Hall of Fame," Hunt said. "Kevin went from an unknown seventh-round pick to one of the top performers in the defensive backfield in the NFL during his tenure. He had a true appreciation for the game and we are excited to welcome him into the Chiefs Hall of Fame."
Ross was with the Chiefs from 1984-1993 forming one of the best defenses Arrowhead Stadium has ever seen. He went to two Pro Bowls in his 14 years in the league.
We'll welcome Ross back when he is honored but, until then, he's part of the enemy -- Ross is currently an assistant coach for the Oakland Raiders.
It's ironic then that his best memory at Arrowhead was his first an interception which, by the way, he returned for a touchdown.
The opponent? The Raiders.