Nearly two years later, Cerner Corp. co-founders Neal Patterson and Cliff Illig headlined an ownership group that provided the financial commitment to accompany the cause, setting in motion a purchase that the Major League Soccer commissioner calls one of the league’s greatest success stories.
Patterson, a principal owner for the since re-branded Sporting Kansas City, died Sunday morning of unexpected complications from a soft-tissue cancer, Cerner announced. He was 67.
But Harrison is on a whole different level. Last season, just five hours after the Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs Harrison was training in the gym. Keep in mind that this was a road game and those five hours included the flight home.
“I remember being a young kid and coming to Irving Fryar’s camp,” Moses said. “I just vividly remember these figures that were there and it’s something I aspire to be. For me to be able to come back and do this in my hometown and my high school, I’m hoping these kids will remember this one day and come back and do the same. I think it’ll make a difference.”
Evan Silva from Rotoworld picked the over on the Kansas City Chiefs the last two years but he’s going with the under this year. Silva put out this tweet which caused some reaction from Chiefs fans:
Joel: A good season for the Chiefs would be getting to at least the Divisional round of the playoffs. They've been there the past two years. A great season would be moving beyond that. Some Chiefs fans would say anything other than an AFC Championship game would be a failure and I could see that argument. With everything that's gone down this off-season, I'm probably a little more pessimistic than I thought I would be for a team that won 12 games last year and has been to the playoffs three of the past four years.
Parker, a graduate of Beaufort High School, coached the participants, along with help from many of his family members and friends who still live in Beaufort.
Dontari Poe, who currently plays for the Atlanta Falcons, assisted Parker, his friend and former Chiefs teammate.
“Every year it’s getting better,” Parker said.
From Week 13 to the end of the year, Mitchell had five passes defensed, which ranked fifth in the league, and opposing quarterbacks completed just 45.5 percent (15 of 33) of passes thrown in his direction, which ranked 10th.