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Chiefs fans chastised for throwing snowballs. One nearly hit the Colts’ punter

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid admonished fans who were throwing snowballs onto the field in the second quarter during Saturday’s football game against the Indianapolis Colts on January 12, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid admonished fans who were throwing snowballs onto the field in the second quarter during Saturday’s football game against the Indianapolis Colts on January 12, 2019 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. jsleezer@kcstar.com

Who’d have guessed there was snow in the stands at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday?

I’m kidding of course. There was snow everywhere in Kansas City.

And a Chiefs fan apparently decided to make a snowball during Saturday’s AFC divisional playoff game ... and throw it at Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez when he was on the field.

The snowball was off the mark. Barely.

Take a look:

Chiefs fans also threw snowballs after a touchdown:

Late in the first half, Chiefs coach Andy Reid asked fans to stop throwing snowballs. NBC’s commentators said that if fans continued throwing snowballs, the Chiefs might be penalized.

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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.
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