He was NFL Man of The Year just two years ago…
He’s all that’s left of the last good Kansas City Chiefs team of the early 2000s. He was a pro bowler in last year. He was the locker room leader of the Chiefs. And he was cut yesterday.
Brian Waters, age 34, all-pro guard was released by the Chiefs. As usual with the Chiefs – and too many other teams – not enough kind words came from the top. Nor did they seem to care in the least.
"It was mutual," was the storyline. Sure.
Waters was probably in his last year, playing well and wanted to finish his career here in KC.
Uh, no. Bye.
Since Hank Stram, the Chiefs front office – especially Carl Peterson – has been at best, ice cold.
Nobody matters except the players that are getting it done right now or who are on the verge. As stars drop a step, if even that, they are no longer important to anyone up front.
We’ve seen this too many times.
It’s painful to watch from the outside at times. Take the lifelong poor treatment on Chiefs maybe all-time, best offensive star, Otis Taylor. It’s criminal how he was ditched and still is to this day.
Maybe it’s more important to the Chiefs fans who wants to win NOW. But the Chiefs – gee, what a shock – have done, uh, nothing as far as free agents. Nothing, zip. We like our team even without a couple of guys like Waters left!
A team that needed to make many, many, moves has done nothing.
YES, I KNOW THEY BOUGHT A second string receiver, Steve Breaston. I’m thrilled. Of course, they’ll get a couple other guys. They have to, don’t they? We need a No. 2 quarterback, we don’t have one. So is it Jake Delhomme? Great.
Don’t kid yourself, other teams have jumped hard on these talented free agents to make moves to go deep in the playoffs. THE TEAM WE ARE MODELED AFTER, NEW ENGLAND, LANDED THREE YESTERDAY….including listen up…Albert Haynesworth and Chad OCHOCINCO. They’re now Pats.
Oh yeah, the Chiefs don’t believe in getting players that have been trouble elsewhere or are of questionable character! See, they got that from the model team New England. Right.
We are under the cap huge and don’t need any veteran stars; we have a Super Bowl team right now.
P.S. we need a nose tackle because the one we had left. Might want to fill that small need ASAP since we’re already in training camp.
Oh and Sam, are you watching any of this stuff?
I know when we sign a name SHMO you and the Star will be all over it, but c’mon…