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Chiefs Teammates Upset Over Fans Treatment of Matt Cassel

Posted: Oct 9, 2012 5:20 PM by Associated Press
Updated: Oct 10, 2012 11:04 AM

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KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Sports fans in Kansas City are back in the national spotlight. Once again, it's a glaring one.

The latest flashpoint occurred Sunday, when Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Winston laid into a small percentage of Chiefs fans who cheered when struggling quarterback Matt Cassel suffered a concussion in the fourth quarter of a 9-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Winston called the cheering fans "sickening," and his locker-room diatribe went viral, picked up by everyone from ESPN to "Good Morning America." It's left the city with a black eye, and has served as the impetus for a discussion in what is considered uncouth behavior.

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