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How Chiefs fever has gripped KC: New Tech N9ne song, free doughnuts and funny signs

Downtown Kansas City lights up with Chiefs pride

In preparation for the Kansas City Chiefs playoff game landmarks like Union Station, Kit Bond Bridge and Bartle Hall pylons have been “painted” red with lights.
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In preparation for the Kansas City Chiefs playoff game landmarks like Union Station, Kit Bond Bridge and Bartle Hall pylons have been “painted” red with lights.

Hey, did you know the Chiefs have a game on Sunday?

That’s a joke, of course. For anyone living in Kansas City, it’s been nearly impossible to avoid the fact that the Chiefs are playing the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game.

The city has turned Red Friday into Red Week as Chiefs fever has gripped the area. The fun started last week after the Chiefs beat the Colts for their first home playoff victory in 25 years.

One fan paid homage to quarterback Patrick Mahomes in a unique way:

That was just the start. Here are other things Kansas City has been doing to support the Chiefs.

Kansas City’s Tech N9ne released a song called “Red Kingdom” in honor of the team:

These kids at a child-care center got into the spirit in the cutest way:

This is kind of cute, too, but in a dessert sort of way. It’s a Mahomes-themed cake:

If baked goods are your thing, how does a free doughnut sound? LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee will give away a free red-and-gold doughnut to anyone who wears Chiefs gear when visiting one of their Kansas City stores on Sunday:

Area churches are also getting behind the Chiefs:

Local businesses are showing their support in a variety of ways. Houlihan’s restaurants have done something to the tap of Samuel Adams beer, which is the flagship of Boston Beer Company:

Speaking of beer, Boulevard had this flight option in its beer hall:

The Bristol Seafood Grill made a slight alteration to its menu:

Zarda Bar-B-Q made a Patriots joke on its sign:

On the subject of signs ... keep your eyes on the road:

The Missouri Mavericks turned up the red on the ice:

And finally, the Royals showed their support in great way:

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