Fans at Arrowhead Stadium set sound record

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Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL. This time, it’s official.

The Kansas City Chiefs broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland on Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes.

An official from Guinness World Records told The Associated Press confirmed that Chiefs fans broke the record of 136.6 set by Seahawks fans during a game against San Francisco earlier this year.

To put that in perspective, a jet engine at 100 feet is about 140 decibels.

“I had people who’d been coming to Chiefs games for decades come up to me and say, ‘I’ve never heard it that loud,’” said Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt, whose family’s franchise has long claimed that Arrowhead Stadium is the loudest in the league. “It’s very difficult for a team to play in that.”

TEXANS: Quarterback Matt Schaub left Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams in the third quarter with an apparent right ankle injury.

Schaub was injured when he was sacked by Chris Long late in the third quarter. He remained on the turf for a few minutes before trainers helped him as he hobbled off the field.

SEAHAWKS: Starting middle linebacker Bobby Wagner was inactive for the game against Tennessee with a high right ankle sprain.

BILLS: Receiver Stevie Johnson was inactive for Sunday’s game against Cincinnati with a back injury.


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