Dwayne Bowe makes incredible gesture


Dwayne Bowe is proving to be one of the better people to walk through the doors in recent years at One Arrowhead Drive. Bowe, who was released this offseason, is now with the Cleveland Browns on a two-year deal. Still, Bowe’s heart is apparently entrenched in Kansas City.

On Tuesday, Bowe returned to the area to pay his respects to Betty Johnson, a 86-year-old woman who was a Chiefs season-ticket holder since 1986. Johnson was famous among Chiefs players, affectionately known as “grandma” to many of them, according to Chris Oberholtz of KCTV5.

Throughout his career in Kansas City, Bowe would kiss Johnson before every game. Upon learning about her death on Thursday, Bowe came into town for the services, something that meant plenty to Johnson’s family.

"“He flew in for my mother’s funeral to give her the last kiss. Her celebration was just what she wanted. I wished I could have seen her in heaven today. I know she was there in spirit. It was a special ending to very special person,” daughter Susan Johnson said."

Bowe also spoke at the funeral along with sending her a wreath of white flowers, with the following words attached to them.

"“You might have thought your were the Chiefs No. 1 fan, but in so many ways, we were yours. Thanks for making Arrowhead feel like home to me. I will continue to play my heart out for you. Kisses to you my special angel.”"

Look, Bowe will be viewed rightfully as the enemy in Week 16 when the Browns come to Arrowhead Stadium. Still, he deserves a massive ovation. He always played hard, was a good presence in the community and a leader as he matured. Yes, Bowe has off-field issues, but nothing of a violent nature. By all accounts, Bowe is a good person.

This was one heck of a classy move by Mr. Bowe.