Kansas City Chiefs Miss out on Backup QB as Chad Pennington Sits out 2011

June 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With a glimmer of hope showing in the ongoing labor talks between the owners and players, fans and coaches alike can start getting excited about this year's upcoming free agency.
However, while this should be one of the best markets for free agents as players locked up in 2010 find themselves able to sell their skills to the highest bidder, Kansas City finds itself short one player who should have been near the top of their list.
After back-to-back seasons of injuries and a torn ACL in this offseason, Chad Pennington has decided to trade his helmet and clipboard for a FOX analyst's chair in 2011. While he hasn't officially retired,  Pennington has certainly taken himself off the market for a new team.
Now wait a minute... Chad Pennington for the Chiefs? Why don't they just bring Elvis Grbac or Steve Bono out of retirement while they're at it?
Yes, on the surface, this is definitely an "out there" concept. Pennington has only played two complete se...

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