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Hunt: Chiefs Sellout Streak Likely Safe Into December

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Chairman of the Kansas City Chiefs Clark Hunt said the team has sold enough tickets to sell out Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers (via Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star).

He also indicated that the Chiefs are likely to sell out a November 22nd game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and a December 6th game against the Denver Broncos

That means home contests against the Buffalo Bills on December 13th and Cleveland Browns on December 20th could be in jeopardy.

"The ones that have been a challenge for us in recent years have been the December games,’’ Hunt said. "Denver is traditionally one of our most popular games. Since (Buffalo and Cleveland) are not division rivals or nationally prominent teams, they would logically be the ones we struggle with."

Hunt said it's something they're keeping an eye on and an issue every team in the NFL is dealing with.

That doesn't mean there aren't people watching at home on TV.  According to Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star, this week the Chiefs were on the tube for 34% of all Kansas Citians watching TV.  That ranked fifth in market share for all NFL teams.

It's possible that the Chiefs won't be on TV late into December.  That's another reason why it's so important that these games sellout.