Chiefs Break Record For Loudest NFL Stadium

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs were recorded howling at more than 137 decibels as the Chiefs defeated Oakland. That decibel level is louder than a rock concert and almost as loud as a jet engine.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

Kansas City football fans broke the record yesterday for loudest stadium in the NFL. Fans of the Chiefs were recorded howling at over 137 decibels as the Chiefs defeated Oakland. Now, you may wonder just how loud 137 decibels is. That's considered beyond the threshold of pain, louder than a loud rock concert, almost as loud as a jet engine, and nearly as annoying as two soccer fans with vuvuzelas.

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