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Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu Denies Report He Told Titans Fans to 'Go Sit on a D--k'

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured Columnist IVOctober 25, 2021

AP Photo/Mark Zaleski

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu denied making a lewd taunt toward opposing fans in Sunday's 27-3 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

The three-time All-Pro refuted a report he told members of the Nashville crowd to "go sit on a d--k." 

Tyrann Mathieu @Mathieu_Era

I can’t believe this dude lied on me.

Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward also denied the incident in question happened:

Charvarius Ward @itslilmooney

This is a damn lie <a href="https://t.co/cboX96mS2f">https://t.co/cboX96mS2f</a>

After the denials of the report, Kuntz followed up, saying he was "standing by" what he heard but issuing an apology to Mathieu:

Harold R. Kuntz @HaroldRKuntz3

I am standing by what I heard, but I should not have tweeted it, in hindsight. It was a frustrating game but should not have shared that info on social. For this, I apologize <a href="https://twitter.com/Mathieu_Era?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Mathieu_Era</a>

Mathieu and his Chiefs teammates had a day to forget.

The Titans stormed out to a 27-0 halftime lead and carved Kansas City open for 277 yards through the first two quarters. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes finished a pedestrian 20-of-35 for 206 yards and one interception while losing a fumble.

Andy Reid's squad is the two-time reigning AFC champion, but at 3-4, qualifying for the postseason could present a major challenge.

Sam Monson @PFF_Sam

The Chiefs don't have a whole lot more margin for error before making the playoffs becomes an issue.<br><br>They probably need to win 7 of their next 10 to make it.

Regardless of what happened on the sidelines Sunday, Mathieu's frustration seems to be building as the Chiefs fall short of expectations.

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