Last weekend I was in New Orleans and before heading down there I braced for horribly hot weather, that muggy weather New Orleans is known for. But, you know what, the weather was actually great. It'd been raining there lately so it cooled things down and it was a lot more pleasant there than it was in Kansas City.
Which brings us to something I love talking about -- football weather. More specifically, training camp weather. The Kansas City Chiefs practice about 45 minutes north of the city at St. Joe, Missouri and it's known for it's brutal temperatures. It's been 100-plus in Kansas City for what seems like all summer.
Because of that, I expected to see Kansas City on this list of the top 10 worst weather cities for training camp, but they're not there. Houston lands the No. 1 spot as the worst weather city for training camp and the Chiefs are nowhere to be found on the top 10 list. Instead, they fall in at No. 11.
Sitting in 100-plus weather for a couple hours = really dangerous.
I'm not sure how the Chiefs didn't make that list but when you see me out at camp, drenched in sweat, carrying three Gatorades and my own portable mister...well, you'll know how I feel about the weather for Chiefs training camp.