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  • **FILE** Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher walks off the field Dec. 19, 2010, during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. Police say Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend early Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo., then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager. (Associated Press)

    SNYDER: Who's big enough to bring NFL to a halt?

    We don't know what drove Jovan Belcher to kill his girlfriend, in front of their infant daughter and his mother, before heading to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice facility and killing himself. But in the wake of this tragedy, I find myself pondering another question, too: Whose death would be enough to alter the NFL's almighty schedule?


  • Kansas City Chiefs kicker Ryan Succop (6) celebrates a point after touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

    Triumph after tragedy for Chiefs

    Against the backdrop of an unthinkable tragedy, the Kansas City Chiefs gave themselves a reason to be proud Sunday — and perhaps the impetus to let the healing begin.


  • Murder-suicide stuns Chiefs' players neighborhood

    People were coming and going Sunday from a house where a day before Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide in front of his coach and general manager.


  • Chiefs player's neighborhood stunned by violence

    People are coming and going from the house where a day before Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide in front of his coach.


  • Kansas City Chiefs players stand arm in arm during a moment of silence for victims of violence before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

    Kansas City Chiefs fans observe moment for violence victims

    Before the Kansas City Chiefs kicked off their game Sunday, fans at Arrowhead Stadium observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families.


  • KC fans observe moment for violence victims

    Before the Kansas City Chiefs kicked off their game Sunday, fans at Arrowhead Stadium observed a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families.


  • Chiefs fans tailgate, mourn player murder-suicide

    Fans grilled, played catch and enjoyed beverages on an unseasonably warm and sunny day outside Arrowhead Stadium, a little more than 24 hours after a Chiefs player killed himself nearby after shooting his girlfriend.


  • Murder-suicide involving Chiefs' player stuns team

    It began like any other Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL season, their general manager and coach at work early to put final touches on this weekend's gameplan. Then they got a call to hurry to the parking lot.


  • Police: Chiefs' Belcher accused in murder-suicide

    Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager.


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