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.
Chiefs defensive lineman Dontari Poe made like William “The Refrigerator” Perry on Sunday, scoring a 1-yard rushing touchdown at San Diego. Linebacker and teammate Justin Houston also came up big, picking off Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers for a score. So whose TD was more impressive? Hey, this team is thinking playoffs; let’s let them sort it out.