After tragedy, emotions surge at Arrowhead Stadium

Tailgating seemed typically festive Sunday morning on the west side of the Truman Sports Complex, but the day was anything but typical. Some 24 hours earlier, a few hundred yards away, Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed himself after fatally shooting his 22-year-old girlfriend at their home. The events of Saturday morning turned Sunday into something surreal.

Quinn carries Chiefs to victory over Panthers

Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn spent much of the time leading up to Sunday’s game wondering what he could have done to prevent teammate Jovan Belcher from shooting his girlfriend to death and then taking his own life. Quinn then wondered on the eve of the game how he could possibly prepare himself to play. He responded with one of the best games of his career.