Kansas City Chiefs take to field in wake of tragedy

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KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 02: The Kansas City Chiefs kneel and pray before a game against the Carolina Panthers on December 2, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

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The Chiefs and fans were shocked to learn linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend before taking his own life in front of Kansas City general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. The team paused for a moment of silence for the victims of domestic violence and their families before Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.

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