This is the time of year that tests the mettle of everyone. A time of darkness and despair. A time … when there’s no football news.
The really horrible thing about this time of year is that, with nothing new to talk about, we tend to start devouring one another in repetitive arguments about a controversial issue. In previous offseasons, it was the Alex Smith Wars. This offseason, it appears to be the OTA Wars (whether players can miss OTA’s without being awful people, as far as I can tell).
These arguments are useless, wearying, and overall awful to participate in. And so, like the last few offseasons, I shall attempt to distract us with mailbags as often as possible. Feel free to send them to me on Twitter (@RealMNchiefsfan), and if I don’t use it, well, step your game up and try again!
Really basic, but top 5 Chiefs of all time?
— Blake Staley (@blakestaley) June 15, 2017
This is, indeed, a basic question. Of course, there are MANY ways to determine “top 5.” Do we mean best players? Do we mean most successful players? Do we mean my personal favorite?
The problem with picking the “best” players is that I’ve never reviewed film for many, many all-time Chiefs greats. And so I’d be making the call based on stats and secondhand opinions, which I hate doing. As far as most successful goes, that kind of depends on what you mean by successful (and really, we’d end up choosing mostly guys from back in the day when they won the Super Bowl).
So I’m forced to go with my all time favorites. Aw nuts. Those of you who are older than me, sorry guys, this list isn’t gonna include players I…
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