I was getting so accustomed to having a '0' in that first column that I almost did it again now out of habit. It should have been 0-4. It didn't matter that they were playing the Vikings. In fact, you would have thought Minnesota would have been inspired to pull out the victory since McNabb is still trying to show he's got something left in the tank. It didn't quite work out that way though. The Chiefs can't even tank a season the right way.
Even though I wasn't going to actively seek out the game (as has been the case the past few weeks), it did briefly cross my mind that this game may be televised here. The Vikings and Chiefs both play three hours from here. That qualifies both of them as regional teams for us. That's usually a pretty good qualifier for the local stations to broadcast the game. Of course, both of them have losing records so it came as no surprise to me when I found out the local networks chose other teams instead.
As for the actual game, again, I didn't really follow it. With the exception of the updates on my app on the trusty I4. I had to read about the facts of what happened and one thing jumped out at me right away. Ryan Succop accounted for 15 points on five field goals, tying a Chiefs record for most field goals made in a single game set by Jan Stenerud and Nick Lowery. That's all fine and good that Succop is moving up in the ranks as a reliable kicker; however, it also sucks as it means that the offense wasn't good enough to get 6 points from that close.
Not that it should bother me that KC's offense is so anemic this year. If they weren't that would mean they would have no chance at that number one draft pick next year. But then they go and pull something like this. They mess around and play another team in disarray at Arrowhead and things start falling their way. Before you know it, there's a 'W' in that column.
So who's up next for Kansas City? The Indianapolis Colts in Indy. A Colts' team without Peyton Manning. a Colts team that just lost an ugly one the Bucs on national television on Monday Night Football. Think they might have a little blood in the water? Man I hope so. I really need the Chiefs to get back to their losing ways. Get that streak going again. I refuse to be duped into thinking they're going to try to salvage the season just so I can be left looking stupid again. Not gonna happen.