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Chiefs confirm Romeo Crennel and Scott Pioli are fired

The Chiefs made it official on Black Monday and fired head coach Romeo Crennel. Later that week GM Scott Pioli was fired. Since then, Andy Reid has been hired as coach and John Dorsey as the GM.

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$7 million not to coach

Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt made a lot of changes at the end of the season, including the firing of head coach Romeo Crennel and GM Scott Pioli. Now we're getting a sense of the cost of doing so.

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What would it mean for Pioli?

KC Chiefs GM Scott Pioli was present for the Chiefs interview of Andy Reid even though Clark Hunt is running the coaching search. If Andy Reid is hired, what would that mean for the future of Pioli? Many people expect it to mean Pioli's on his way out.

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Clark makes his move

Black Monday was a busy one in Kansas City as Chiefs owner Clark Hunt fired Romeo Crennel, retained GM Scott Pioli (for now) and announced that he, not Pioli, would be leading the Chiefs coaching search. The Chiefs are also interviewing two potential head coaches in Atlanta. For those who missed it all, let's dive right in...

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Romeo: 'We weren't able to win'

Romeo Crennel, fired on Monday morning, issued a statement acknowledging his team's failures and thanking the Hunt family for the opportunity.

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Romeo is headed home to watch the snow

The KC Chiefs head coach was fired on a snowy Monday morning.

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Clark Hunt: 'I will begin the coaching search'

Pay attention to the fine print. In announcing Romeo Crennel's firing, Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he -- not GM Scott Pioli -- would begin the head coaching search.

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Is it so bad if Pioli stays? A counterpoint

The Chiefs general manager has come under fire for good reason, but would replacing him provide the answer on the field?

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Official: Romeo fired, Pioli stays (for now)

The Kansas City Chiefs made it official and in a team statement announced the dismissal of Romeo Crennel. Clark Hunt said there has been no determination made on the future of GM Scott Pioli.

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More reports: Romeo is done

The reports keep coming down regarding the Kansas City Chiefs future. According to the latest one from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Chiefs will fire Romeo Crennel but GM Scott Pioli will stay for now.

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Poll: Goodbye forever?

Is this it for Romeo Crennel? Is this the last time he will appear as the Chiefs head coach?

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Peter King ends the Kirk Ferentz-to-KC rumor

Peter King confirms a number of other reports that Romeo Crennel is likely to be fired, reports that the Chiefs aren't sure what they'll do with GM Scott Pioli and that Iowa's Kirk Ferentz will not be the next Chiefs head coach.

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Another report: Pioli stays, Romeo goes

Yet another report is out stating Pioli will remain with the Chiefs, while Crennel is likely out.

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Here's what we know right now

There were quite a few rumors that popped up on Sunday morning regarding the future of Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli and Romeo Crennel. Several of the reports were conflicting. Several made sense. Others didn't.

What the heck did we just go through this morning?

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'Leaning out'

ESPN runs down the list of GMs who are on the hot seat. Under Scott Pioli, they write "leaning out". Whatever that means.

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Kirk Ferentz? It's about that time of year

For the third time in the last four years, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz has come up as a name to keep an eye on as the potential head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Reports: Pioli could stay, big changes coming

Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports reports via a source that GM Scott Pioli will survive in Kansas City but only with big changes, like a new head coach, which means Romeo Crennel is likely on his way out.

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