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Red Friday night tailgate

Len Dawson Smokes Before Game Photo by Bill Ray/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images

Consider this: Red Friday has been an evolving tradition in Kansas City since the early 1990s, when founder Lamar Hunt and Chiefs Red Coaters sold newspapers on street corners before the home opener each season. When the next one occurs — for the first time since it began — the Chiefs could be World Champions.

Let’s gauge your opinion:


What’s the best Super Bowl food group?

This poll is closed

  • 31%
    (102 votes)
  • 7%
    (26 votes)
  • 17%
    (56 votes)
  • 27%
    (91 votes)
  • 15%
    Mahomes Magic Crunch
    (51 votes)
326 votes total Vote Now

In less than 48 hours, it’s happening. Please enjoy every moment — and be kind to each other!

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