Kansas City Chiefs' general manager Scott Pioli (left) and head coach Todd Haley watched an offensive/defensive drill Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009 during practice at the Arrowhead training facility. Todd Feeback/The Kansas City Star (via KansasCity.com)
Courtesy of the Kansas City Chiefs media release, we bring you a few notable connections between the Chief and Ravens.
These Baltimore connections clearly show how much Scott Pioli values working with people he's familiar with.
- Kansas City GM Scott Pioli served as the Pro Personnel Coordinator for Baltimore (’96).
- Pioli (’88-89), Chiefs asst. GM Joel Collier (’88-89) and Ravens DL coach Clarence Brooks (’81-89) all coached at Syracuse.
- Chiefs WRs coach Dedric Ward was a WR with Baltimore in 2003.
- Kansas City WR Terrance Copper played in two games with
Baltimore in 2008.
- WR Devard Darling, who is on IR with the Chiefs, saw action in 30 games (one start) in four seasons with Baltimore (2004-07).
- Ravens WRs coach Jim Hostler (2000) and offensive line coach John Matsko (2006-07) both coached with the Chiefs.
- Chiefs T Branden Albert prepped at Glen Burnie High School.
- Baltimore asst. offensive line coach Andy Moeller coached at Missouri (’94-99).
Everyone have a good day off? I pretty much wasted the day feeling a tad under the weather. I think I'm allergic to beer and tequila.