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The 7 - Football - Chiefs lose, Bob Griese smiles
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#1 Posted on 16.11.03 1838.57
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All of the signs were there....KC was on the cover of SI, they were coming off a too-easy win, they were going on the road, Cincy was hungry.

And yet it's still weird to see Cincinnati be the team to knock off the Chiefs. This is the franchise's biggest win in literally 12 years.

Because I'm an idiot, I didn't pick the upset despite being pretty certain of a Bengals win. Yeesh.
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#2 Posted on 16.11.03 2030.17
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Don't forget Chad Johnson's "guarantee" which, like it or not, drew alot of media attention to a Bengals home game. I don't agree with those kind of things, but my guys stepped up big time to back him up and as you said, won their biggest game in over a decade. With Baltimore losing, we're on top of the division and have taken one more step to legitimacy.

I didn't hear anything from Boomer, but you could tell Collinsworth was grinning ear to ear going into the Fox halftime show and they end up showing no clips... :-(

Still, I'm going to work with a big grin in the AM. :-)
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#3 Posted on 16.11.03 2137.52
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Goddamn SI. Ruined my Cubs, the Sox, and now my Chiefs. Knew what was coming as soon as I saw it in my mailbox on Thursday.
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#4 Posted on 16.11.03 2156.32
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    Originally posted by HairRaiser
    Don't forget Chad Johnson's "guarantee" which, like it or not, drew alot of media attention to a Bengals home game. I don't agree with those kind of things, but my guys stepped up big time to back him up and as you said, won their biggest game in over a decade. With Baltimore losing, we're on top of the division and have taken one more step to legitimacy.

    I didn't hear anything from Boomer, but you could tell Collinsworth was grinning ear to ear going into the Fox halftime show and they end up showing no clips... :-(

    Still, I'm going to work with a big grin in the AM. :-)


Collinsworth did the Green Bay/Tampa game, and they did break in for a Game Break to talk about the Bengals win. James Brown did it for Collinsworth's benefit.

I still can't believe the former "Bungles" are tied for 1'st place at 5-5. As of right now, I have to say they could take the Ravens and they might just win the division (are we in Bizarro world?)
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#5 Posted on 17.11.03 0148.53
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THE CHIEFS WILL RISE AGAIN. LIKE A PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES.
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#6 Posted on 17.11.03 0434.58
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    Originally posted by Torchslasher
    Are we in Bizarro World?


Dude, the National Parity League IS Bizarro World.

*looks at Packers & Vikings results*

But at least for this week, in a GOOD way.
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#7 Posted on 17.11.03 0727.33
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    Originally posted by Whitebacon
    Goddamn SI. Ruined my Cubs, the Sox, and now my Chiefs. Knew what was coming as soon as I saw it in my mailbox on Thursday.


just like Jake Plummer broke his foot after SI put him on the cover - looks like my Broncos are back......
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#8 Posted on 18.11.03 1542.53
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    Originally posted by Big Bad
    Because I'm an idiot, I didn't pick the upset despite being pretty certain of a Bengals win. Yeesh.


Oh but I did! I really really did. It's stuck away in the thread about Boller being injured, but I still called it.

I'm just glad I forgot to put the smiley in after it so that I can feel all smug and clever now ;)
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#9 Posted on 19.11.03 1104.12
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    Originally posted by HairRaiser
    I didn't hear anything from Boomer, but you could tell Collinsworth was grinning ear to ear going into the Fox halftime show and they end up showing no clips.

Boomer was proudly showing off his Bengals helmet on the desk during the CBS postgame show, and you could tell he was delighted.
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