Had a chance to catch up recently with Carl Peterson, longtime president of the Kansas City Chiefs, and someone who took a break from the NFL in 2009, but could be back next year. Peterson, who has spent about 30 years in the league, went from the Chiefs to his position at the chairman of USA Football, at the urging of Commissioner Roger Goodell, but I wouldn’t be surprised to find Peterson back in the NFL soon.
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It was a special night for many at the 2009 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. But what it meant to Darrion Thomas, who was able to take the stage as a family representative for the induction of his father, late Chiefs LB Derrick Thomas, was a little beyond words.
Former Chiefs general manager Carl Peterson gave a highly emotional speech about late LB Derrick Thomas, a 2009 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Expect an emotional speech today from Carl Peterson, the former Kansas City general manager who will be accepting and presenting for the late Derrick Thomas.
Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2009 | Frank Tadych Tags: Bob Hayes Jr., Carl Peterson, Chris Berman, Darrion Thomas, Hall of Fame, O.K. Fulton, Ralph Wilson, Randall McDaniel, Rich Eisen, Rod Woodson, Roger Staubach, Tracy Foster
The inductees and their presenters have congregated in the green room offstage, where their getting a run-through of today’s ceremony. Consider it the hurry-up-and-wait before the show.
The Kansas City Chiefs are throwing a grand going-away party for general manager Carl Peterson on Tuesday. Those who attempt to figure out where he will surface next need to look to the Stars.