Why The Seahawks Are Super, Chiefs Are On Vacation

The Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks were west division winners in 2010. In Kansas City, they finished 10-6 in the second year of what was a dysfunctional marriage between general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley.

The Pacific Northwest the Seahawks were just 7-9, but that was good enough to make the playoffs ahead of St. Louis as the Rams also finished at 7-9. That was the first year of what has become a storybook football marriage between general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll.

The Chiefs have not played a game since December 28th. The Seahawks are in action Sunday in Super Bowl 49 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Seattle is looking for back-to-back titles after winning a year ago in a dominating victory over Denver.

Four seasons ago, the Chiefs and Hawks appeared to be on equal footing. As the 2014 season comes to an end with the Patriots and Seahawks kicking off right around 5:30 p.m. CST the question must be asked:

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Timing Is Right – Shields Makes The Hall of Fame

Will Shields became the 11th member of the Kansas City Chiefs to gain election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

That news came down from Phoenix where the Hall’s selection committee voted in a class of eight that will be inducted in August in ceremonies in Canton, Ohio.

Joining Shields will be linebacker Junior Seau, running back Jerome Bettis, defensive end/linebacker Charles Haley, wide receiver Tim Brown, senior candidate Mick Tingelhoff and contributors Ron Wolf and Bill Polian.

Shields made the Hall in his fourth season of eligibility. The Chiefs third-round selection in the 1993 NFL Draft did not start the first game of his rookie season, but he finished the game and did not miss a start for the rest of his career.

He’s the first Chiefs offensive lineman to be selected for the Hall and only the second offensive player. He joins team founder Lamar Hunt, former head coach Hank Stram, quarterback Len Dawson, kicker Jan Stenerud and defensive stars Bobby Bell, Willie Lanier, Derrick Thomas, Emmitt Thomas, Curley Culp and Buck Buchanan.

The other members of the Hall of Fame class of 2015 are: …Read More!

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