You probably didn't remove them intentionally, no, but KSE can corrupt saves with disastrous results like you're describing, which is why it's always a good idea to backup a savegame before editing it.
Loading up an earlier, unaltered save will fix the problem.
"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."