Chiefs suspend Marcus Peters against Raiders

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After a drive that was extended by multiple penalties on Kansas City's secondary, the two-time All-Pro did the unthinkable and grabbed an official's yellow penalty flag and threw it several rows up into the crowd.

"This is something Marcus and I discussed", Reid said, according to The Kansas City Star.

But Peters hadn't been ejected.

Peters returned to the sideline, but when he came back he was not wearing socks underneath his cleats. Both teams are 6-6, and the Chiefs have dropped six of their last seven after starting 5-0.

However, the questionable behavior continued on the gridiron with Peters obvious lack of will to tackle during the game.

Without Peters, the Chiefs may not have a choice about giving Darrelle Revis extended playing time against Oakland.

Peters was visibly angry following a Chiefs penalty on the two-point conversion in the final minutes of the loss to the New York Jets. As Peters left, escorted by a member of the Chiefs security team, he even stopped to slap hands with a Chiefs fan in the stands. Peters will also be spending the week thinking about his action as he will not be allowed to practice.

After Reid announced he was mulling over punishment for Peters, the point was delivered clearly on Wednesday incidental behavior would no longer be tolerated.



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