Photo: Kansas City Chiefs allegedly so bad they helped kill a man

On Sunday, the Denver Broncos take on the Kansas City Chiefs -- but no matter how badly Peyton Manning and company pummel KC (we hope), they won't be able to do any more damage to Loren G. "Sam" Lickteig. That's because Lickteig is already dead, and according to the obituary above (spotted by, he passed away due to "complications from MS and heartbreaking disappointment caused by the Kansas City Chiefs football team." We hope Sam enjoys his present location more than he would if he was watching the game....
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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