Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens: KC Playing with House Money in Playoffs

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Kansas City Chiefs hosting a playoff game this Sunday is far more than was expected from this team.
The 2010 Chiefs season is already a success.  They have exceeded their own expectations, as well as the pundits and the fans'.  They entered the season predicted to finish last, or close to it by most.  They won the division.  That is called exceeding expectations.
Clark Hunt, Scott Pioli and Todd Haley are at the top of the list of people who deserve the credit.  It started at the top, two years ago and is paying off.
On the field, Matt Cassel, Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe and Tamba Hali, and many other "veteran" Chief players have also exceeded our hopes.
The improvement of Derrick Johnson, Glenn Dorsey and Brandon Carr cannot be overstated.  Free agents such as Thomas Jones, Ryan Lilja and Casey Wiegmann added depth and leadership, and none of them failed to deliver.
The rookie class may have been the most impressive. ...

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