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Turnovers will get you benched in Kansas City

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01:21 PM ET 11.09 | The Kansas City Chiefs have 10 more turnovers than any other team in the NFL this year -- 14 interceptions and 15 fumbles -- and Romeo Crennel has had enough. The Chiefs head coach has said any turnovers against the Steelers on Monday night could mean a spot on the bench. "I have to impart on them the importance of protecting the ball for this team," Crennel said, "and sometimes to get that done, you basically have to threaten them. If you fumble it, I'm going to take you out of the game. And they will get the message."

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November 9, 2012  01:46 PM ET

The Chiefs should be more worried about putting guys on the field than taking them off.

November 9, 2012  02:06 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

The Chiefs should be more worried about putting guys on the field than taking them off.

The problem - the ones they keep putting on the field suck.

November 9, 2012  02:12 PM ET

That makes me nervous, with Charles on my draft roster....

November 9, 2012  02:15 PM ET

Wow, what a threat. All you have to do is fumble the ball and you can get paid on the bench?

November 9, 2012  02:20 PM ET

Looks like Romeo has been eating a few too many of those turnovers.

November 9, 2012  02:22 PM ET

I really hope he has to bench a lot of players!

November 9, 2012  02:26 PM ET

This might be a good tactic. Get the team to focus on basic football--holding on to the ball, for instance--and take the game one play at a time. That might get a better performance. Not enough to win, maybe, but enough to avoid embarrassing themselves.

November 9, 2012  03:28 PM ET

He might have wanted to stress that message during training camp. Just saying...

November 9, 2012  04:08 PM ET

ITS ABOUT DAMN TIME!!!!

November 10, 2012  10:54 AM ET

Like they give a **** about sitting on the bench. Hey, don't put me in coach, this team sucks and I want no part of it. Pleaaaaaaaaaaaase get angry and trade me. Anywhere would be fine with me. Pleaaaaaase?

 
November 10, 2012  10:55 AM ET

Me thinks this guy can't coach. I've heard very little about him being on the block but its beyond time to consider the team ain't responding to him.

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