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Does anyone want to see Chiefs-Browns?

Yea, I didn't think so.

The Chiefs need to sell 5,500 tickets for Sunday's tilt with the 2-11 Browns to avoid a local TV blackout. They have until noon on Thursday.

Arrowhead Stadium has been sold out the last 156 games, dating back to Dec. 23, 1990. But ticket sales have been slow this season as the Chiefs have struggled to a 3-10 record under new head coach Todd Haley (they've also won just nine games the past three seasons).

Last week, the NFL granted the Chiefs a 24-hour extension because only 3,500 seats remained for a matchup against the Bills. But with 2,000 additional tickets left unsold this week, that is unlikely to happen again.

If the sellout streak is broken, the game will be blacked out on television as far away as Topeka (60 miles away), and cannot be seen even in sports bars with satellite dishes.

Chris Thorman, from a blog called Arrowhead Pride, is urging fans to purchase tickets so he can catch the home finale of his beloved Chiefs on TV. I guess he's really interested in seeing Dwayne Bowe's return from a four-game suspension for using a banned diuretic.

In case you were wondering, Sunday's high temperature in Kansas City will be around 37 degrees.

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