Chiefs fans ready to paint KC red

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 19:43:36-05

On Friday, fans made it a point to have their red Chiefs gear ready.

"It's just another thing like that Kansas City pride type thing that's you know we caught during the Royals thing it's kind of the same now for Chiefs so I want to paint it red I will defiantly find some red today," said fan Brian Zehnle.

With the Royals' big win and now the Chiefs heading to the playoffs, Rally House in Country Club Plaza has seen their sales skyrocket.

"Foot traffic here at the store on the Plaza has always been good , but since everyone's been you know the Royals won now the Chiefs are winning it has quadrupled," said Rally House Manager Dee Perkins.

Sales for Chiefs gear didn't start off on a good foot, at least at Nill Brothers in Shawnee. It wasn't until the chiefs starting a 10 game winning streak that sales took off.

"I would say it would probably be around the 5th or 6th win in a row to were people started to come in and be like alright we're for real this is going to happen," said manager Zach Verstraete.

The store has 150-post season championship shirts are ready to ship to Nill Brothers if the Chiefs win on Saturday.

"I mean that's another week we are going to be able to have the Chiefs be playing, be relevant, and so that's going to be even more people getting excited about the Chiefs and coming into buy more gear,” said Verstraete.


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