Dear Santa: Pull up a recliner, grab a glass of homemade (wink, wink) eggnog and make yourself comfortable. This could take a while.
Filling this list isn’t going to be as fun as, say, elf bowling, but it is necessary if the Chiefs are going to regain their status as one of the NFL’s elite teams. It’s a lot to drop in your lap on such short notice, but Kansas City fans really do appreciate the hustle. Honest. It’s just that they haven’t had much of it to applaud lately.
Here goes, Santa. …
A way to sneak into this year’s playoffs, and then to somehow run the table once they get there.
A collection of the “toughest tough guy” movies for Dick Vermeil. It’s time to stop “loving everyone” so much. (submitted by 714chiefr)
A defensive coordinator capable of appearing on Wheel of Fortune and accurately identifying the phrase “Three and out”.
A set of tacking dummies and an instruction manual for the Chiefs defense.
A decade’s worth of December home games.
A newly renovated Arrowhead Stadium that’s guaranteed to fulfill all of the Lamar Hunt’s wants and needs. And a team capable of making it to the Super Bowl when Kansas City finally gets to host it.
A speedy return to the Chiefs for running back Priest Holmes, and the grace & humility to handle being just a 3rd down back.
The chance for Larry Johnson to finally be “the man” in Kansas City… and some media relation classes to boot.
One more season for linemen Will Shields and Willie Roaf. Oh, and make that a healthy season.
Two future All-Pro offensive linemen in this April’s NFL Draft.
An ‘Idiots Guide’ on how to scout successful defensive linemen for the Chiefs scouting department.
A case of stick ‘em for wide receiver Samie Parker and all of the Chiefs defensive backs.
The ability to play hard and act like you care when your season is on the line.
The next Neil Smith, the former Neil Smith, or anybody named “Neil” or “Smith” who can consistently pressure the quarterback.
And for Chief fans, a year without an increase in ticket prices.