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KANSAS CITY MO - DECEMBER 26:  Quarterback Matt Cassel #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs scrambles during the game against the Tennessee Titans on December 26 2010 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY MO - DECEMBER 26: Quarterback Matt Cassel #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs scrambles during the game against the Tennessee Titans on December 26 2010 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Good morning and welcome to your weekend! We have some interesting tidbits in today's Kansas City Chiefs news. Roaf talks about his time in KC, and the Chiefs request tape on a punter. Enjoy.

When the Saints began offering him around, only two teams, Denver and Kansas City, showed any interest.

"The only offer I had was from Kansas City," he said. "Carl Peterson and Denny Thum talked to me every day, and for them to bring me in there and give me another chance to play football … my going to Kansas City will be the reason that I would have a chance to get in (the Hall of Fame) on the first ballot."

"To get to the final vote the first year is a big accomplishment, because for a lot of guys, it takes a while. I have a lot of feelings toward both the Chiefs and Saints, and what I accomplished for both teams is real special to me."

Hall of Fame Nominee Roaf Gives Chiefs Some Love from KC Star

The Chiefs need to hire a quarterbacks coach.

Officially, Haley says he's not sure whether they will. Bill Muir's promotion becomes much more likely to work if there's someone focused on working with the quarterback who can serve as a sort of filter between Todd Haley and Matt Cassel.

 Todd Haley Could Use a Quarterbacks Coach for a Lot of Reasons from Don't Kill the Mellinger

"To keep continuity is a must, especially with the progress we've made and when you have somebody of Bill's expertise and experience," Haley said. "I'm just really excited about number one, that Bill wanted to be around here in the first place a couple years ago, number two that he still wants to be around here and he's going to lead our offense. That's what I'm excited about."

But just because there is a coordinator in place doesn't mean that Kansas City's 2011 coaching staff is set.

Structuring the Staff from The Mothership 

Unless they were one of the 61,946 people at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that day, or one of the fans who watched it live on NBC or CBS, there's one thing that all football fans have in common: They've never actually seen the game.

In a bizarre confluence of events, neither network preserved a tape. All that survived of this broadcast is sideline footage shot by NFL Films and roughly 30 seconds of footage CBS included in a pre-game show for Super Bowl XXV. Somehow, an historic football game that was seen by 26.8 million people had, for all intents and purposes, vanished...

...The long search may finally be over.

Packer-Chiefs Super Bowl Video Found at Last from The Wall Street Journal

This is a self-made coach. His career - if you could call it that at the time - started as a graduate assistant at Fort Hays State. From there he talked his way into an unpaid position at the University of Pittsburgh. He worked nights at a tollbooth, occasionally catching a nap to stay sane.

A chance meeting with Marty Schottenheimer turned into a low-level job with the Kansas City Chiefs, and from there, McCarthy's skills and relentless nature took over. He became known around the league as a computer whiz and as one of the first to game-plan around opposing coordinators as much as players.

Paul Hackett taught Mc-Carthy the West Coast offense, and McCarthy worked for Jon Gruden, worked with Joe Montana, and eventually became the NFL's third-youngest coach.

Mike McCarthy is a Self-Made Coach from TwinCities.com

In an interview last month, Mike Vrabel of the Kansas City Chiefs boasted a typical union talking point, which shows that neither he nor the NFLPA really understands what a lockout is all about to the people who cheer for the NFL.

When asked about an 18-game season, Vrabel said, "I don't think with good conscience we could say, 'Guys, this is all we could get for you for 18 games. Go out there and strap it up and hope you make it through.'"

This is a fair point, and one that most fans could agree with. However, in an attempt to garner some sympathy with NFL spectators, Vrabel added, "We don't have 32 players who have private jets in the NFL." It is this latter statement where Vrabel lost any support he might have gained with his previous one.

The NFLPA Missed an Opportunity, to Curb the Owner's Greed from WTAM 1100

It seems too much like an urban legend to be true that the Super Bowl was named after a children's novelty toy that was popular in the mid-1960s.

But strange as it sounds, it is. The name of America's biggest sport event got its name from a Wham-O toy called "Super Ball." The story was recounted in Michael MacCambridge's book, "America's Game."

Is the Super Bowl Really Named After a a 1960's Children's Toy? from Yahoo! Sports

You know how the NFL keeps saying it wants to get a deal done and expects to get a deal done. That's probably comforting for the 11 folks just fired by the Kansas City Chiefs and close to 30 laid off by the New York Jets in cost-cutting measures. If the NFL doesn't want to lock out, why are they preparing like they do?

Friday Walk-Thru from FanHouse

The college football season is over. You wouldn't know it by Mike Langston's routine.

The former Dixie State punter has been plenty busy of late, working on his hang time, length of punts and improving his strength and flexibility.

It's all in preparation for a potential career in pro football...

...The pros have taken notice.

Langston said the Kansas City Chiefs have requested film on him, and teams from the CFL and UFL have expressed interest.

Langston Looking to Make Impression at Dixie Gridiron Classic from The Spectrum