For Pete's Sake

Chiefs fans hammer team after tweet about AFC West race

Kansas City Chiefs fans cheered during a game earlier this year.
Kansas City Chiefs fans cheered during a game earlier this year. deulitt@kcstar.com

The 5-0 start. The current record of 6-6. The three-way tie for first in the AFC West.

Chiefs fans are well aware of all these facts. So when the team on Tuesday tweeted a link to a story about the Raiders and Chargers moving into a first-place tie in the AFC West, some fans were quite unhappy.

Here is the tweet:

Note that the photo is of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr with the headline of a story on the Chiefs’ website: “Around the AFC West: Chargers and Raiders join us atop the division.”

Here are some of the responses from fans (some I couldn’t include, because they included some bad language):

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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