For the first time in a long time, the excitement in Kansas City is at a palpable high about the Chiefs’ upcoming season. The roster is stacked, the coach isn’t a combustible basket case and stability finally seems to be on the horizon.
But if the 2011 season is any lesson, the season can be a wash at the snap of an ACL. So many things can go wrong in a football season, and often they do. The Chiefs are better built to absorb such blows than they were last season, but there are still a few miscues that could flush the 2012 season down the drain for Kansas City.
Here are six things that could derail the Chiefs' 2012 season.