View Full Version : KC Star : Chiefs' attitude sunnier after stormy Johnson exits

11-29-2009, 02:47 AM
Todd Haley could feel the mood shifting. Players seemed more optimistic at Chiefs headquarters. They seemed more willing to listen. More willing to work. It was about a month ago that things began to change. The Chiefs’ attitude had been sour for most of the last three seasons. After most games and many practices, the locker room had the enthusiasm of a funeral. Players sulked or waited out reporters in back-corner hideaways. When your team is 1-6, answers are sometimes painful, and delivering them hurts.

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11-29-2009, 03:42 AM
Jamaal Charles is one kick-arse dude.

11-29-2009, 09:41 AM
Just backs my theory even more.

11-29-2009, 10:23 AM
"It was a month ago that the Chiefs began distancing themselves from running back Larry Johnson. They suspended and later released him. Since Johnson was let go, the Chiefs are 2-0. Whatever has motivated one of the NFL’s most depressing teams to suddenly find success, one thing is clear: The Chiefs have put together their best run in years — without Larry Johnson."

Undefeated without LJ!

"On Nov. 9, Johnson was released. The Chiefs had options, and they’d had enough of Johnson’s act. The team needed no such distraction. So Johnson was let go. The mood seemed to improve overnight.

“I really love it right now,” Charles says, when asked about the team’s recent attitude adjustment."

The mood seemed to improve overnight when LJ left. I love it love it love it!