This used to be me. Yes, this guy. Last season ended, and this was me, outside of Arrowhead, screaming for Bob Sutton’s head on a platter.
We had one of the best offenses in history. We had the NFL MVP. But that defense….it was God awful and it was ALL Bob Sutton’s fault. The season ended and I needed a scapegoat to feel better about myself. Time to get rid of Bob. But…Bob had a loyal fan. A steady, un-movable rock of a supporter. The bearded wonder, founder of AG himself…aka Tony. While I wondered in amazement at his ability to help get a fledgling website off the ground with a community full of outcasts….I scoffed at his blind loyalty to Bob Sutton who fielded a defense that couldn’t stop anything.
Fast forward to now….Bob Sutton is gone. We have several new starters on defense and a new defensive coordinator. All should be well in Chiefs Kingdom, because well, nothing can be worse than a Bob Sutton defense, right?
Enter Spags new and improved Chiefs defense:
Sigh. Yep. It’s even worse. We suck even more at stopping the run. I don’t remember the last time we’ve even made an opposing QB even a little bit nervous. Dare I say it….maybe I miss Bob Sutton. Maybe Tony was right. Maybe we should be careful what we wish for, especially when we’re so quick to grab the pitchforks.
I’m sorry Tony. 6 weeks in…and you were right all along.