KC Stars take on the Texans - Chiefs game

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  1. cuppacoffee

    cuppacoffee Resident Grouch

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    From the Kansas City Star

    "The Edwards era started with a vanilla defense, a wobbly backup offense, and a quarterback who burned Kansas City on the bootleg. Had it not been a preseason game, this 24-14 loss to the Texans in front of a half-empty stadium couldÂ’ve really raised questions about the millions Kansas City plunked down to resurrect its defense."

    I noticed during the pre-game that the stadium was slow to fill, as usual.

    I did see a few scattered empty seats, but the stadium looked pretty full during the game.

    Is this an exaggeration or were there a lot of no shows.

    Sounds like the writer wasn't too pleased with Edwards first showing.

    The Star

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  2. WildBlackBear32

    WildBlackBear32 All Pro

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    I love all this preseason junk. If I were a writer for a newspaper who covered an NFL team, I would take my vacation during the preseason so I wouldn't be pressed to write an article filled with crap like all articles that are being written.
     
  3. Kaiser Toro

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    I would say it was 60% full. My neck is killing me so I did not give a full 360 degree look see.
     
  4. jerek

    jerek Pro Hobbyist

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    I'd say about that. There were a lot of empty seats. It's (a) preseason, and FWIW I think a lot of Houston is either (b) still sore about passing on Bush/Young, and/or (c) isn't a believer yet.

    And personally, I love reading opposing teams' papers'/media outlets' take on us handing out a beating. I hope to read many more of them this year.
     
  5. TexanBacker93

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    The parking lots looked pretty full. Maybe people got themselves too full of tailgaitin' goodies to wobble into the stadium.
     
  6. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    There was an Astros game going on as well, which was packed. :)
     
  7. TexanFanInCC

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    it makes me happy to see newspapers write bad stuff about their team after playing the texans. lets make it happen during the regular season as well :redtowel:
     
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    If you've ever done that, it's why your neck is still hurting. :ok:
     


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    The Dynamo also had a game on Saturday.
     
  10. jdog

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    They are used to Arrowhead Stadium too. 80,000 fans in the dead of winter on a losing season.
     
  11. Speedy

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    So did the Comets.
    lol: Yeah I know, but the point is, the Chiefs are the only thing going in KC. A lot more things to do in this "cow" town.
     
  12. phan1

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    I don't see Edwards staying there for very long. Like I said before, he makes great sound bites, but I don't think he's a very good coach.
     
  13. TK_Gamer

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    anyone else notice that smirky smile on Herm's face most of the game? If Kubiak had that look I wouldn't feel too good about it. he just seemed like he was having too much fun losing the game.:twocents:
     
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    I agree. He has left the Jets with QB and RB problems for one thing. I do not see him managing a team well.
     
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    I noticed he was smirky at first, but I thought it disappeared after the first Texans touchdown.
     
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    I think he is a more so a great leader than a good coach. He will be okay if his assistants do well.
     
  17. nunusguy

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    " should be noted that when the first units left the game after the first quarter, the score was tied 7-7. It should also be noted that the defense gave up 85 yards in two series during that time. Against a Texans team that finished 2-14 last year. And a quarterback that was used as a human tackle dummy.
    But David Carr, rejuvenated from the addition of new coach Gary Kubiak, looked like Jake Plummer on Saturday night.
    http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/sports/football/nfl/kansas_city_chiefs/15261762.htm
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    Be sure to check out the "photo slide show" on the Star's website, they've
    got some good pictures including a couple dandys of Mario.
    BTW, they say here that Reliant was half empty, but I heard that there was a good turnout for the game. From those who went to the game, how big was the crowd ?
     
  18. Kaiser Toro

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    I would guess 40k.
     
  19. gtexan02

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    Hahaha, that slide show is amazing!! Captions are all pro-Texans, anti-Chiefs. Things like "Damien Rhodes runs in for a 4th quarter touchdown while #something, KC Chiefs, helplessly watches" or "So and so gets another sack of KC QB #7, Printers, in the 2nd quarter"

    How great!
     
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    Tickets sold was 70,016. Not a big fan of them not announcing the people in the building. By my count, I came up with 52,349.
     

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