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An Emotional Win for Chiefs

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The Chiefs played a perfect game on a surreal Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Amid an eerie backdrop just a day after the organization was stunned when linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and committed suicide in front of Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel at the club’s practice facility, an emotionally charged team beat the Carolina Panthers 27-21.

 

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