Chiefs fans wear black to Sunday's game to protest season
11:26 AM, Nov 18, 2012
6:56 PM, Nov 18, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Chiefs fans headed to Arrowhead Stadium donned in black Sunday morning, hoping to send a message to Chiefs management. Fans want General Manager Scott
The 1-8 Chiefs face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon, but many of the fans are not expected to wear Chiefs red.
The newly formed "Save Our Chiefs" organization plans to protest the game and general manager Scott Pioli by wearing black to the game and encouraging other fans to do the same.
Marty McDonald is one of the founding members of the "Save Our Chiefs" organization.
"It's not walking away from the franchise, it's not turning our back, it's not not show up, we're here to support the players. But, when you look inside Arrowhead and you see all the empty red seats and contrast it with folks dressed in black today, it's going to send a message," McDonald said.
For the past three home games, the organization has hired an aircraft to fly a banner over Arrowhead that read,
Restore Hope: Fire Pioli.