Last week, we told you about a photo on the Kansas City Chiefs' website that showed mascot KC Wolf kicking the Barrel Man.
Didn't seem funny then, and it got a hellvua lot less humorous when news broke that the Barrel Man, also known as Tim McKernan, died Saturday morning. He was 69.
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At least the people at the Chiefs' website were paying attention: By Sunday, the photo above had been taken down from the KC Wolf page, where there's currently no image of the furball at all. But the move was more than a little tardy, especially considering that McKernan has been in ill health for quite some time.
Then again, McKernan would probably have taken the photo with good humor -- and he certainly would have been thrilled with the Broncos' 44-13 win against the Chiefs yesterday, in which they obliterated any thoughts of a December curse against them in Arrowhead.
This one's for you, Barrel Man.