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Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel wipes his eyes before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Chiefs win after Belcher's death

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Carolina Panthers, 27-21, a day after Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, and then drove to the team's practice facility and committed suicide.

Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, left,
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Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, left, and coach Romeo Crennel stand together before a game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs players stand arm-in-arm during a
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Kansas City Chiefs players stand arm-in-arm during a moment of silence before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

A Kansas City Chiefs fan holds a sign
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A Kansas City Chiefs fan holds a sign during the first half of a game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn (9) gestures
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn (9) gestures after a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs players greet fans as they
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Kansas City Chiefs players greet fans as they exit the tunnel before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, left,
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Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli, left, and coach Romeo Crennel watch warmups before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel, right, talks
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Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel, right, talks with quarterback Brady Quinn (9) following an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel, right, talks
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Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel, right, talks with owner Clark Hunt following an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel wipes his
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Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel wipes his eyes before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.. (Dec. 2, 2012)

Kansas City Chiefs Romeo Crennel listens to a
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Kansas City Chiefs Romeo Crennel listens to a reporter's question following an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2012)

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