The Chiefs, once losers of five in a row, are now winners of five in a row after beating the Bills 30-22 on Sunday. They are 6-5, on the good side of a muddy AFC playoff picture, so soon after being left for dead by anyone operating more on logic than faith. And they are doing it as a team.
Len Dawson started this job as a broadcaster 50 years ago on a whim. He’s one of only three men honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player and broadcaster. His life is story after story of a lucky break, maximized by talent and determination.
Michael Keck was 25 when he died in 2013. A former football star at Harrisonville High and later Missouri and Missouri State, he should have had a full life in front of him. But researchers who studied his brain said they’d never seen such an advanced case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in someone so young.