Al Davis let Nnamdi Asomugha walk to give Stanford Routt a rise the collective football world laughed. When Reggie McKenzie wasted no time in cutting Routt and his bloated contract it was understood that the past dealings of Davis were going to be wiped from the books.
Now when the supposed genius Scott Pioli let Brandon Carr take a hike only to give Routt another life line the former show runner in New England was given a pass.
So, what now will the great football minds say of Pioli in the wake of the Chiefs giving Routt the DeAngelo Hall treatment?
Today KC severed ties with Routt halfway through the first season of a three-year deal. As you’ll recall MeAngelo suffered a similar fate at the hands of Davis a few years back.
I find no satisfaction in seeing a man lose his job but you’ve got to admit the ill-fated dumpster diving the Chiefs did in Oakland this past offseason is downright comical.
Both Routt and Kevin Boss were cut loose by McKenzie and both found gigs in Arrowhead. Boss was lost for the season due to concussion concerns and Routt, apparently to the surprise of Pioli, played exactly like Routt causing his contract to be shredded like so many pounds of junk mail.
The real irony is that just two weeks ago Routt was bragging about being the only man getting paid by two teams in the AFC West. Now he can also boast of being cut by the two worst teams in the AFC West.