Chiefs' JuJu Smith-Schuster lazily tries to anger Eagles fans

Chiefs WR lazily tries to anger Eagles fans with Philly take originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

If the Chiefs' effort in Super Bowl LVII is anything like JuJu Smith-Schuster's limp attempt at angering Eagles fans on Opening Night, the Birds are going to roll.

The 26-year-old wide receiver decided to trot out The Cheesesteak Trope at Super Bowl Opening Night, looking for cheap engagement and easy ire. He got it, but only barely.

Here's Smith-Schuster discussing cheesesteaks:

"SMITH-SCHUSTER: Honestly, I think the best Philly cheesesteaks are not in Philly to be honest.

"REPORTER: Where are the best cheesesteaks?

"SMITH-SCHUSTER: Definitely not Philly. [Laughs]"

Yawn. Lazy. Boring. Trite.

If you're going to boil Philadelphia cuisine down to one sandwich and try to rile up the Eagles' fanbase by attacking that sandwich, at least do your research. I would've respected the troll if Smith-Schuster had an answer prepared for the follow-up, maybe some local haunt in Kansas City that makes a solid facsimile of the real deal - maybe from a Philly export now living in the Midwest and importing bread from Liscio's, such as Mike's Cheesesteaks down in South Carolina.

But this is the hollow, low-effort joke you get from someone who lives on TikTok and Instagram's Reels page. No substance, all veneer - just like a Kansas City cheesesteak.