2008 Chiefs

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  1. Don Wassall

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    The Chiefs have traditionally been one of the blackest NFL teams going back to the days of the AFL, and this year's sadsack squad is no different.


    With the trading of DE Jared Allen to the Vikings, there's not a single white player of note. Even the four white quarterbacks on KC are as obscure and mediocre as any team's in the league.


    Brody Croyle, in his third season out of Alabama, may develop into a top-flight starting quarterback, but has yet to show much evidence of future stardom. But that may not be a fair analysis given the poor offensive line he works behind along with RB Larry Johnson's indifference and no receiving targets to throw to after Dwayne Bowe and Tony Gonzalez.


    Croyle is currently sidelined with a separated shoulder, leaving 12th year man Damon Huard as the starter by default. After Huard there's Tyler Thigpen out of Coastal Carolina, and Ingle Martin, who was formerly buried on the Packers' depth chart.


    Center Rudy Niswanger is the only white starter on an otherwise all-sumo starting line.


    Brian De La Puente is the only white backup lineman.


    Brad Cottam and John Paul Foschi are the backups at tight end. Cottam is a rookie out of Tennessee who has an amazing combination of size and speed but was unable to stay healthy in college. If he can solve that problem he could well be the successor to Gonzalez in a couple of seasons.


    Mike Cox, 6-0 and 252 pounds, a rookie out of Georgia Tech, starts at bulldozer, aka blocking fullback. He is surprisingly nimble for his size but that doesn't mean he's going to ever get to run with the ball in the Caste NFL.


    Brian Gardner, a rookie out of Gardner-Webb, somehow made the roster as a backup defensive end, a major upset on Herm Edwards' nearly coal black Caste System Dream Team. After overseeing the Jets' dramatic collapse into bottom feeders, Edwards has repeated his magic touch in Kansas City. Maybe he and Denny Green can co-coach a free-falling team next.


    Seventh year player Jon McGraw out of Kansas State is a backup free safety.


    NUMBER OF WHITE STARTERS: 3


    APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF WHITE PLAYERS ON 53 MAN ROSTER: 13


    GRADE: F-
     
  2. referendum

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    In a stunning development, Chiefs have signed Linebacker Rocky Boiman, which makes for two white backup linebackers, Weston Dacus and Boiman. Maybe Dacus needed someone else to talk to and hang out with.
     
  3. icsept

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    Congratulations to the Chiefs all-black defense. Gave up 332 yards rushing to the Titans. Herm Edwards has lost this team. Tony Gonzalez tried to escape this nightmare caste team. I don't blame him.
     
  4. bigunreal

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    The entire Chiefs defense should be summarily fired. Any group that can allow a slow fat turd like Lendale White to score on an 80 yard TD run is not worthy of being a football player at any level.
     
  5. Don Wassall

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    Herm Edwards is the anti-Midas. According to Greek mythology, everything Midas touched turned to gold. Every teamHerm Edwards touches turns to sh*t. Marvin Lewis with his tragicomical thug-a-thon in Cincinnati isn't far behind.
     
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    This poses the question I've been asking for 2 years....when in the world are the Chiefs going to fire this overrated loser? They've lost something like 13 of 14 games, that's insanely pathetic. Even legitimate coaching legends like Vince Lombardi and Bill Walsh would have been fired for a record like this!

    Let's see...he did nothing with the Jets....Mangini took them into the playoffs 2 years later.

    So the Chiefs immediately hired Edwards after the Jets lets him go, why? That beautiful black skin? Hell, guys like Herm Edwards and Tony Dungy are lighter than most white people!

    In my mind, the 2008/2009 Chiefs and Bengals are some of the worst teams the NFL has ever seen.
     
  7. Freethinker

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    Well said bigunreal. This is a prime example of lowered talent vs lowered talent. The only way LenDale could rumble 80 yards, with his love handles and boobs bouncing all over the place, would be against an awful caste defense. We see this clear as day. The average drunk white fan actually thinks LenDale is a good NFL player. They may realize that the Chiefs defense stinks but they do not put the pieces together. Most of the Chiefs defenders as well as LenDale White are not worthy of being in the NFL over more talented whites. However, their combo of below average play keep this charade going.
     
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    At least they gave up on Dennis Green. I had to check Wikipedia before I posted just to make sure he wasn't an assistant somewhere.
     
  9. Don Wassall

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    Larry Johnson has been accused of assaulting four women in the past five years. Who knows how many other possible attacks there may have been that weren't followed up onby the victim.


    The NFL is now "investigating." Great -- what does it take, a couple dozen beat-up women or perhaps an actual rape conviction or two before the new "get-tough" commissioner boots Johnson's ass out of the league?


    Then there's Kellen Winslow, whose first two seasons in the NFL were complete washouts because of injuries (including one caused by his infamous motorcycle riding skills), now whining because the Browns' GM hasn't paid enough attention to him since he got a staph infection.


    The NFL can't truly "get tough" with all the criminals, thugs, self-absorbed clowns, and pampered babies it has because if it did the league would be overwhelmingly white.
     
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    Chiefs just signed Jason Babin, who has a chance to start at DE straight away. Boiman, Dacus, McGraw and Babin will all see a lot of playing time with all the injuries.
     
  11. Thrashen

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    I guess Herm the Worm finally figured out that an all-thug roster isnt all its crack up to be.

    Honestly, Jason Babin never impressed me with the Texans. He just wasnt all that great. Also, he's so tan that your typical DWF doesnt even know he's a rare white defender. Sill, I wish him the best.
     
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    oh, nice!
     
  14. referendum

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    Now Chiefs sign Defensive Tackle Derek Lokey, undrafted rookie out of Texas. What is going on with KC, first Dacus, then Boiman, then Babin, then Studebaker, now Lokey. Of course none of them are starters, but this is a hopeful trend if some of these players can stick on the roster for next season. Also, yahoo reported that Lokey signed a three year deal. Does this mean Chiefs like him?
     
  15. Don Wassall

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    Boiman has been starting, and Babin is listed as the starting right end on the team's depth chart. I'm not sure what all the signings of white defensive players means, let's hope against hope that it's an acknowledgement that white men can play defense along witha desire for solid team players with "non-stop motors."


    The Chiefs have traditionally been among the blackest teams since their AFL days. They had a strong team for many years buthave been mostly a bottom feeder since going nearly all black in the mid-'90s.


    Interesting too that the Chiefs have always been owned by the Hunts, generally considered "ultra-conservative" politically by the media. If so that hasn't prevented them from consistently putting out a very black product on the field.
     
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    The Founding Father of the family was oil tycoon, H.L. Hunt, supposedly worth 700 million in 1957. His son, Lamar, founded the AFL. H.L. was a bogeyman to American liberals and was "behind" everything bad that happened according to a college profesor of mine.

    Upon Lamar Hunt's death in 2006, his son Clark Hunt became the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs. After H.L. Hunt, who died in 1974, the Hunt's have been about as "ulta-conservative" as the Bush family. This is how it usually turns out.
     
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    Rotowire is now reporting that Weston Dacus is back on team. He had been put back on practise squad in Nov., not IR, and he was signed again. The big question is how many of the new white defensive players will stay on the team next year.
     
  18. Thrashen

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    Can you guys believe Eric Mangini was fired but Herm Edwards was not? Don't get me wrong, I'm happy to see caste-boy Mangini gone, despite his decent win-loss record. But come on, Herm has been horrid since taking over the once-decent Cheifs.

    The Chiefs organization did invent affirmative action in the NFL. I guess I'm not shocked they kept Herm, despite his 95% white heritage [​IMG] .Edited by: Thrashen
     
  19. Don Wassall

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    According to the AP article on yesterday's game between the AA-dominated Chiefs and Bengals, Herm Edwards expects to be back next season and wants the Chiefs to "plunge headlong into a rebuilding mode." Uh, exactly what "mode" has Kansas City been in during the past two seasons under Edwards' inspiring leadership?
     
  20. Van_Slyke_CF

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    Herm Edwards will be fired once KC gets a new GM.
     
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    It is indeed incredible that Edwards might keep his job. Even Romeo Crennel deserved to stay on more than Edwards. He has been an abysmal failure as a head coach, despite his "tough guy" demeanor that clearly intimidates the jock sniffers in the press. Edited by: bigunreal
     
  22. Don Wassall

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    Tony Gonzalez being traded to the Falcons should open up the Chiefs TE job for Brad Cottam, who was a 3rd round draft pick in '08. Cottam is 6'7" and is athletic and fast. His career at Tennessee was substantially derailed by injuries but he still ended up being a high draft pick (which would never happen with a white WR).


    Atlanta had an all-white TE corps last year but all were pretty nondescript -- Ben Hartsock, Justin Peele, Jason Rader. This trade should be an overall plus for white TEs as long as Gonzalez is succeeded byCottam or anotherwhite player in KC while Gonzalez will help make Matty Ice even better in Atlanta.
     
  23. Don Wassall

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    Here's another dedicated afflete. Tony Gonzalez is traded to Atlanta, making WR Dwayne Bowe the clear number one receiving target on the Chiefs. Already known for his bad hands, here's how Bowe has stepped up to the challenge thus far:

    Chiefs coach Todd Haley confirmed a report that Dwayne Bowe reported to the team overweight and says the third-year receiver needs to lose "20-25 pounds." "Dwayne...let himself go too far in the offseason so it's been a long road back," Haley said. The new coach has the rest of the roster losing weight, and it sounds like Bowe ballooned from his usual 230 range. Dropping lbs worked well for Larry Fitzgerald under Haley last year, so it's not much of a concern as long as Bowe's in shape by camp.
     
  24. Colonel_Reb

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    Unreal stuff Don.[​IMG]
     
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    How does a starting WR like Bowe show up to mini-camp 20-25 lbs. overweight? Maybe a offensive lineman can do that but certainly not a WR where speed and quickness are everything.
     

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