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Tony Gonzalez Voices His Frustrations

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When a guy has ten catches for 140 yards and he's feeling frustrated, you've got a problem.

"I’m tired of it and don’t want to play this style of football," Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez said. "It’s not what I’m into. I don’t think Herm (Edwards) wants to. We want to win. Let’s get it over with. I don’t want to keep the game close until the second half because we’re a second-half team. That’s bull. Let’s just go out there and win a football game.

"Let’s get rid of that stress. I’m tired of it. I’m sitting on the sideline thinking, ‘Here we go again.’ You can’t help but let those thoughts creep into your mind."

Jared Allen added, "We need to change the mind-set around here. The mind-set has got to be that this is not acceptable to lose at home. It’s not acceptable to be 10-10 at halftime and lose 24-10." Isn't that, in essence, the big knock on Herm Edwards? That he's conservative enough that it borders on passive?

Herm's lack of aggression is coming off as a lack of a will to do what is necessary to win football games. It's as if our head coach wants to preserve his game philosophy over winning actual football games. We're employing the same strategy of playing it tight each game, expecting different results against different teams. Isn't that the definition of insanity?