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If you can get yourself to that point then Chiefs fans might be motivated to root for the owners against the players, but more importantly the right owners against everyone else.

This is an oversimplification of an incredibly complex process, but strictly from a selfish Chiefs point of view, the percentage of revenue given to the teams instead of players is inconsequential compared to how the teams distribute revenue among themselves.

And because Chiefs’ owner Clark Hunt just happens to be heavily involved in negotiations, Kansas City’s interests will be represented in both debates.

Clark Hunt Must Stand Up tp Big-Market NFL Owners from KC Star

Denver at Kansas City: October 5, 2003

A battle of unbeatens turned into another chapter of Dante Hall’s record-setting season. With both the Chiefs and Broncos sporting a perfect 4-0 record, a division leader would be determined at Arrowhead.

This game featured it all. Johnnie Morton celebrated a third quarter touchdown with "The Worm," a porous Kansas City defense stepped up with critical second half stops, Priest Holmes nearly coughed up the game on a fourth quarter fumble and, of course, "The Human Joystick" struck again.

10 Games in 10 Days: Dante's Inferno from The Mothership

KC Star Photo Gallery: Kansas City Chiefs hold informal practice

Now, perceived moderates such as John Mara (New York Giants), Clark Hunt (Kansas City Chiefs), Bob Kraft (New England Patriots) and Dean Spanos (San Diego Chargers) have become the lead negotiators for the owners. Richardson has also been part of the process and some believe he has mellowed somewhat the past two months, particularly after his embarrassing treatment of players such as Peyton Manning became public. Likewise, Kraft was once seen as a hardliner early in the process, but has become much more of a peacemaker since late last season, repeatedly saying that a deal could be made, particularly if the lawyers were left out of the process.

Or as Mara said during the meeting of owners in Indianapolis last month, the best way to a long-term labor peace was a fair deal.

Chicago Meetings Pivotal for Goodell from Yahoo! Sports