Chief’s Fans Lack Class
Kansas City is, in many ways, a throwback too middle American values. It has all the amenities of a big city, with small town charm around every corner. The people, friendly and caring. In many ways, it should be a great place for a pro football player to place.
Or so one would think.
This weekend, though, Kansas City took one on the chin, and it came at the expense of Chief’s starting quarterback Matt Cassell. According to ESPN, “Cassel has been the focus of frustrated fans for the past couple of years, many of them booing him when he appeared during a celebrity softball game this summer. Someone even had hired a plane to fly over Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with a banner that called for Cassel to be benched.
The angst reached a tipping point when Cassel, who committed three turnovers against Baltimore, was hammered by the Ravens’ Haloti Ngata while completing a pass in the fourth quarter.
Cassel remained on his back for several minutes while fans began to cheer. He eventually got to his feet with some help and walked off the field under his own power.”
Cheering your starting quarterback suffering a head injury? Have Chief’s fans lost their ever-loving minds?
Look, we know Matt Cassel is,unfortunately, bad at football. In no way, shape or form, should he on a fantasy football roster. Not as a backup, and definitely not as a starter. If he is your starter, your season is likely already over. But, dear Chief’s fans, consider that you are cheering the potential brain damage of a human being. With the recent increase in suicides among former players due to brain damage caused by the general violence of this game, Kansas City fans should know better. I hope I never have to say this again, but on this night in history, Kansas City Chief’s fans showed no class.
Step your game up, K.C.