January 16, 1993 Last Playoff Win
January 11, 1970 Super Bowl Win
Every year most every player and very coach of the 32 NFL teams begin training camp with one goal in mind, the Super Bowl championship. Why do they do this? Money, yes. Love of the game, yes. Play for the fans, most likely yes. A shear desire to be the best at your position in this game, some I believe really do. I want to believe that every coach and every player of these teams has the desire and want to be the best at what they do not only for themselves, the teams sake, but also for the fans that support this League.What I am starting to realize though after 51 years is, I cannot sit here and honestly say that EVERY owner has that same desire. This League is probably at an all time high on parity of most of the teams. But there are a few franchises that continually make the bad draft decisions, free agent acquisitions or do almost nothing at all to improve. Could it be some financial thing we don’t know about? Tax loophole? A personal thing about “being an owner”? I don’t know. But what I do know is this, I cannot say 100% that Clark Hunt is completely committed to seeing the Kansas City Chiefs become Super Bowl Champions any time in the near future.
I am starting to believe what some have said before that Lamar Hunt was a great guy, but really in the end was only “in it to be an also ran” owner so he could gloat over being an owner of an NFL team. I am not going to question his desire or passion for the game, because that was unmatched. However, Lamar was responsible for the majority of the years we went without a playoff win and our dryspell from being invited to the Super Bowl as a contender.
This could be Clark’s last chance to win back the loyalty of the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs. He had better make a complete and informed decision on the future of this franchise. And I will go one step further, I’m ok with Clark standing up and doing what’s best for the team if he is not completely committed to winning it all: SELL THE TEAM to someone that is. Plain and simple. If Clark is going to be content with an “also ran” team, I would have more respect for the man if he simply just stepped back and sold it to someone who is passionate for winning.
Clark sir, you are on the podium now and its you all by yourself. One thing that bothers me is, you said when you fired Carl Peterson, you wanted a franchise that looked and acted more like the Steelers, but you settled for the Patriots. And what we got was a cross between the Raiders/Browns/ and Lions of old. I can’t say I like Jerry Jones, but you can’t deny his passion for winning at almost any cost. Can we for once see that side of you? IS there a side of you like that? Are you really committed to winning?
I have a novel idea that hasn't been seen around here in a long, long time. Let's try and get to the point we have to draft between 30 and 32 position BECAUSE of our record.