The entire Kansas City Chiefs franchise will come together today in Joplin to help the community heal after the devastating tornado on May 22nd. The team will visit Joplin High School and Forest Park Baptist Church on their trip.
Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt, General Manager Scott Pioli and President Mark Donovan are expected to participate along with about 120 members of the team’s front office.
Also expected to join the cleanup effort are wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin, fullback Shane Bannon, quarterback Matt Cassel, offensive lineman Rodney Hudson, safety Reshard Langford, wide receiver Dexter McCluster and linebacker Andy Studebaker.
The Chiefs cheerleaders and mascot KC Wolf are also expected to participate.
It’s great to see the players and front office work together despite the seemingly endless lockout rolling along.
Every person that has helped or will help in any way should be applauded, but how about the Chiefs rookies going well out of their way to be a part of this effort? Bannon flew in from New Haven, CT, where he is working out during the lockout. As for Baldwin, he has already made one trip to the Joplin area and continues to handle himself impressively after carrying the “diva” label throughout the draft process.