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Old 12-10-2012, 02:44 PM  
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You scared?

Any of you guys worried this year marks the beginning of another seriously dry spell for Chiefs football? I can easily see them blowing for another decade based on this horrific tenure by Pioli. Am I just paranoid or is this a legitimate fear? I don't want to become a casual fan who watches 3 games a year.

Anybody have any reason for optimism in 2013 and 2014? I know high first round draft picks are reason for optimism but the bust rate for quarterbacks is higher than defensive linemen and we all know how we've fared selecting early defensive linemen.

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Old 12-10-2012, 03:55 PM   #106
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:55 PM   #107
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fantasy football and sports bets have kept me interested

but I miss having passion for Chiefs football

never thought that could be sucked out of me like the Pioli/Cassel Chiefs did
Did you make that bet against KC vs CAR that we told you not to make?

As for the question, I am trying to look at the optimistic side of this. Recent teams have shown what a reset at the GM/HC/QB positions can do. Maybe it happens here, maybe it doesn't. If I believed it would take 8 years I certainly wouldn't be so passionate about this next set of moves by the organization.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:56 PM   #108
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Zach, you do realize that at the time, Pioli was the most sought after GM candidate in the league and Clark made him the highest paid GM?

Do you understand that?

Pioli was obviously the wrong GM choice, which some on CP even mentioned at the hiring, but he was the supposed "Golden Child" GM candidate at the time.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:56 PM   #109
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Sunday ticket is worth dumping because the rest of the NFL is sorta boring these days.


Piss off, Denise.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:57 PM   #110
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Incompetent ownership?


You guys have completely lost it.


What exactly would you all have Clark do or would you have had him done since he's been owner?
Why would someone have a reason to criticize the ownership of the Kansas City Chiefs?

I can't think of a single reason.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:57 PM   #111
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Another dry spell??? I barely remember ever getting a little bit of water sprayed on us.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:58 PM   #112
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It was his FIRST HIRE. He made a mistake.
And a mistake that A LOT of owners would have made. Pioli was thought of in high regard around the league. Clark ponied up and got the "A list" guy. I don't understand why we have to keep pointing this out. I realize the fanbase is jaded and cynical (and who can blame them) but, for crying out loud this is getting old.

Clark gets a bad rap that he has not yet earned. People had been crying for change. He gave them what they wanted, and is going to do so again. Chill out everyone.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:58 PM   #113
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1999 Rams, my friend. 1999 Rams.

All this league requires any more is quarterbacks. If I was the GM, my roster would contain 52 quarterbacks and a center, and I would have a dynasty. Any team can win it all if they get a top quarterback.
All of this, theres always hope.

A GM with the right plan and a legit QB... and it could be like this never happened, very quickly.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:58 PM   #114
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Piss off, Denise.


Zach says the NFL is sorta boring as ratings continue to soar and the league is literally the biggest thing in the country, by a wide margin.

think he's trying to go against the grain or what?
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:58 PM   #115
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Why would someone have a reason to criticize the ownership of the Kansas City Chiefs?

I can't think of a single reason.
Answer my question?

What should he have done?


You want him to be like Jerry Jones? Thats not Clark, thats not the way he's going to operate.

Could he be more involved? Yeah probably.


But he's not an owner that's going to run the show. Thats just not him.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:59 PM   #116
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Zach, you do realize that at the time, Pioli was the most sought after GM candidate in the league and Clark made him the highest paid GM?

Do you understand that?

Pioli was obviously the wrong GM choice, which some on CP even mentioned at the hiring, but he was the supposed "Golden Child" GM candidate at the time.
This would be a good post if my main point was "owning and making decisions as an NFL owner is easy"

You are in that position because you are supposed to do your due diligence to make great decisions for you fan base, your family, and your bottom line.

Complete failure. But I am not convinced he understands how to run an organization that is successful.

We will see right? Or will we.
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Old 12-10-2012, 03:59 PM   #117
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Answer my question?

What should he have done?


You want him to be like Jerry Jones? Thats not Clark, thats not the way he's going to operate.

Could he be more involved? Yeah probably.


But he's not an owner that's going to run the show. Thats just not him.
Winning "isn't him" ether is it.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #118
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Hell even as bad as this team has been during Pioli's reign, we still made the playoffs a couple seasons ago. Just need a QB. It's a great place to start.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #119
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1999 Rams, my friend. 1999 Rams.

All this league requires any more is quarterbacks. If I was the GM, my roster would contain 52 quarterbacks and a center, and I would have a dynasty. Any team can win it all if they get a top quarterback.
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THIS!

If we blow or the selected QB blows, draft another and keep drafting a QB until we get our QOTF.

You get a good QB, things can turn around real quick.
Are you in the least familiar with the '99 Rams?
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:00 PM   #120
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It will get worse before it gets better. The answer is always the same. Change the GM, Head Coach, hire new coordinators. I've seen this movie before, and it usually ends up the same.

KC has to find a way to get consisntency out of its players, coaches and FO. The Eagles will collapse when they lose Reid IMO. The teams that win consistently are those that stay the course, stick with the plan, and see it out. This change every 3-4 years BS will never work.
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