KANSAS CITY, Mo. - I know we're all guilty of putting too much stock in these NFL pre-season games.
As a fan, I detest them. They're an ultimate rip-off.
You pay regular season prices to watch a bunch of guys who will not make the roster -- and don't get me started on these scabs who are working as replacement officials.
Anyhow, Chiefs fans got carried away after that easy win over Arizona.
It’s only human nature to think this team might be pretty good. Then there’s the disaster over the weekend in St. Louis in the second pre-season game.
Dropped balls, stupid penalties and a defense that couldn't stop anybody. And you're thinking, “Oh no, here we go again.”
The practice games are good for one thing -- to determine the backups.
With Tamba Hali getting busted, Andy Studebaker will fill in -- but the only other position the fans give a rip about, is the no. 2 quarterback job.
It didn't take long to settle that.
Ricky Stanzi was awful in the St. Louis game. Brady Quinn wins the job by default.
Here's my biggest concern after watching that lackluster showing the other night: The Chiefs flat out didn't want to be in St. Louis.
Most of these guys played less than a half. Is it asking too much to play hard for two quarters?
Fans were already cheated by paying full price and had to sit through a game watching a bunch of Chiefs players dogging it.
I couldn't help from thinking -- Is Romeo too soft on these players?
That was embarrassing to watch.
I would like to give the Rams some credit, but I won't, because they're no good.
I can only hope the Chiefs take a more serious approach to Friday night's game against Seattle at Arrowhead.
If we get another stink-bomb like the one in St. Louis, it will be time for some serious smack, directed at this coaching staff.
Come on, Romeo -- you guys are better than that.
That’s Jack’s Smack.
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