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SportsBeat KC podcast: Is everyone being too optimistic about the Chiefs?

Is Kansas City ready for the emotional investment in the Chiefs' season?
Is Kansas City ready for the emotional investment in the Chiefs' season? KC Star file photo

For a team that hasn’t been to the Super Bowl in five decades, the Chiefs are a popular pick to reach pro football’s final game. They seem to have it all, starting with quarterback Patrick Mahomes, plenty of weapons on offense and a new approach on defense.

But is the hype excessive?

Also, a new Major League Soccer team is coming to St. Louis. Could this be the sport that starts a Kansas City-St. Louis sports rivalry?

Enjoy the conversation between Star columnist Vahe Gregorian and host Blair Kerkhoff.

Read the stories we discussed:

Vahe Gregorian: The personal traits that make Patrick Mahomes special on and off the field: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article234189747.html

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: MLS picks St. Louis for expansion franchise: https://www.stltoday.com/sports/soccer/the-moment-has-arrived-st-louis-will-get-th-mls/article_47898ab1-f45f-5194-b533-b5c40e474547.html

Brooke Pryor: Special relationship between Reid, Mahomes could lead to Super Bowl: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article233980092.html

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This episode was sponsored by Big O Tires.

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