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Chiefs take first step toward healing

Players lean on each other, persevere, win in aftermath of tragic murder-suicide

Originally Published: December 2, 2012
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It didn't matter what the Arrowhead Stadium scoreboard showed on Sunday afternoon. It only mattered that the Kansas City Chiefs were bonded, focused and helping each other cope with an unimaginable tragedy. The debate about whether they should play the Carolina Panthers just one day after linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and himself had raged before that point.

Now we know why the Chiefs chose to keep their schedule intact: They needed to be together.

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