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Chiefs coaching search: Andy Reid hired, builds coaching staff

The Chiefs fired Romeo Crennel on Dec. 31 and hired Andy Reid a week later. Reid announced his first coaching staff with the Chiefs, naming Doug Pederson as OC and Bob Sutton as DC. Stay tuned to this StoryStream for the latest head coach rumors, updates, news and analysis.

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Childress to Chiefs is 'just a matter of time'

And you thought we forgot about the rumors of Brad Childress to the Kansas City Chiefs. It appears that still has a chance of happening, according to the latest reports.

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Chargers hire a former Chief

When Andy Reid was hired he retained two coaches from the Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff -- secondary coach Emmitt Thomas and linebackers coach Gary Gibbs. One former Chiefs coach who will not return has found a home in San Diego.

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5 major changes

It's been less than three weeks since the season ended and we've already seen five major changes with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Grade the coaching staff

Andy Reid has been busy in the 10-plus days since he was officially hired by the Kansas City Chiefs. It appears Reid's first coaching staff in Kansas City is nearing it's completion.

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Two more new coaches

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff moves continue. Andy Reid confirmed reports that Andy Heck had joined the team as the new offensive line coach, the last big spot on the staff to fill.

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Chiefs hire o-line coach from the Jags

The Kansas City Chiefs had one last spot to fill on their coaching staff as of the last update -- offensive line coach. Per a report, the Chiefs have their man -- Andy Heck.

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'Chiefs don't know how good they have it'

The Chiefs on Tuesday announced the addition of Dave Toub as special teams coordinator. Toub, considered one of the best in the NFL, has been running special teams in Chicago and Bears fans made it clear they will miss him next year.

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Chiefs add 2, keep 2

The final pieces of the Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff are starting to fall into place. The Chiefs made a wave of additions last week and on Tuesday they announced that two holdovers from the previous staff would remain and a new one would be coming in.

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Reports: Dave Toub joining Chiefs

Andy Reid announced the first wave of Kansas City Chiefs coaching hires last week and on Tuesday a report surfaced that they've added another -- Dave Toub, formerly the Chicago Bears special teams coach.

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Daboll headed to New England

The Kansas City Chiefs brought offensive coordinator Brian Daboll on board this past season but things didn't work out as planned as the Chiefs offense was awful. With Andy Reid and a new coaching staff coming in, Daboll is out.

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The Sparanos

The Kansas City Chiefs are still trying to add a few spots on their coaching staff, including the offensive line coach. Two people were initially linked to that job -- Juan Castillo and George Warhop -- but it doesn't appear that's happening anymore. Castillo is interviewing for other jobs and Warhop is reportedly staying in Cleveland. A new option has emerged for the Chiefs -- Tony Sparano.

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Chiefs will interview Tony Sparano

The Kansas City Chiefs announced their new coaching staff on Friday but a couple of positions, including offensive line, weren't filled in yet. Per a report from ESPN, former Dolphins coach Tony Sparano will interview for that job.

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Chiefs had more than 1 DC candidate

The Chiefs hired Bob Sutton as defensive coordinator on Friday but a new report suggests the Chiefs were also interested in John Pagano, who coached the Chargers defense last season.

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New OC: 'It can be an explosive group'

The Chiefs new offensive coordinator has a big challenge in front of him: resurrect an offense that ranked last in the 2012 season.

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Chiefs announce coaching staff hires

The offensive coordinator will be Doug Pederson and the defensive coordinator will be Bob Sutton. Here are the Chifes coaching staff hires:

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Jack of all trades

With the news that Bob Sutton is the Chiefs next defensive coordinator, Kalo takes a deeper look at his schemes, successes, and what it means for the Chiefs.

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The Chiefs have their QB coach

Andy Reid continues to build his coaching staff with the Chiefs. Matt Nagy, Reid's former quality control coach in Philadelphia, confirmed that he is the Chiefs new quarterbacks coach.

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The process of landing Andy Reid

The Chiefs officially introduced Andy Reid at a Monday press conference. But the process of bringing him to the Chiefs started a week before that when Clark Hunt was the first person to place a call to Reid after he was fired by the Eagles.

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The coaching rumor mill roundup

The Kansas City Chiefs fired Romeo Crennel on December 31 and hired Andy Reid on January 4. Since then Reid has been tasked with building a coaching staff. There's nothing official or announced yet but we have the latest rumors around the new staff.

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Chiefs plan interview with Bears ST coach

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching rumors are coming in fast and furious now. One day after the Chiefs reportedly chose an OC and on the same day they reportedly chose a DC, the Chiefs are interviewing a potential special teams candidate.

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Report: Chiefs have a new DC

One day after reports surfaced that Monte Kiffin wasn't interested in running the Chiefs defense, a new report states the Chiefs are likely to hire Bob Sutton, a Jets assistant coach, for their defensive coordinator position.

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New RB coach coming?

The KC Chiefs coaching staff is beginning to take shape with the latest rumor attaching Eric Bieniemy's name to the Chiefs running backs job.

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It won't be Monte Kiffin

Rumors have been swirling around the Chiefs coaching staff since Andy Reid was hired. One of those rumors -- that Reid was interested in Monte Kiffin to run his defense -- won't be coming to fruition, according to a report.

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New QB coach?

Some internet sleuthing from Nick Jacobs of Time Warner Cable Metro Sports suggests Matt Nagy will be the Chiefs next quarterbacks coach.

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Reports: Chiefs choose Pederson for OC

The Chiefs have a new offensive coordinator. According to the Philly Inquirer, it's Doug Pederson, who coached the quarterbacks in Philadelphia under Andy Reid.

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The latest on the coaching staff

Andy Reid continues to build his Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff. Though we don't have any confirmed names yet, it's been reported Brad Childress is in Kansas City visiting with Reid.

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Childress is in KC

Andy Reid is working on his coaching staff, interviewing the in-house candidates earlier this week and now looking at outside options, including former Vikings coach Brad Childress.

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Who has final say?

When the Chiefs hired Andy Reid, it was believed that he would be coming in with full control over the team. He may have full control over the coaching side but as far as personnel is concerned those duties will go to the head GM, the Chiefs said on Monday.

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Full video of Andy Reid's introduction

On Monday January 7th, the Kansas City Chiefs introduced new head coach Andy Reid in Kansas City.

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Operation Restore Hope

The Chiefs have their new head coach -- Andy Reid. Clark Hunt and the Chiefs organization welcomed Reid on Monday afternoon during a press conference full of optimism. BJ Kissel tells you what you need to know about the presser.

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Pictures of the new guy

We have our first photos of Andy Reid as the Kansas City Chiefs new head coach. Reid was formally introduced as the Chiefs head coach at a Monday press conference.

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Vote: Andy Reid approval poll

It's all official: Andy Reid is the new head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. Now ... do you approve of the move?

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Andy Reid's first presser in red

The Chiefs coaching search is officially over after the team formally introduced Andy Reid as the newest head coach of the Chiefs in a Monday press conference. Below you can find an update on what Reid and owner Clark Hunt had to say.

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Watch: Andy Reid introduced

This is your open thread for Andy Reid's first press conference as the Kansas City Chiefs head coach. The press conference will take place at 1 p.m. (Arrowhead Time).

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Figuring out the coaching staff

Andy Reid is in Kansas City but the question is who's coming with him. Here's the roundup of the latest rumors and reports surrounding the coming Chiefs coaching staff.

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The first hello

The KC Chiefs coaching search is close to officially being over. Andy Reid, the new head coach, will be introduced at a 1 p.m. (Arrowhead Time) press conference at the Chiefs facility.

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Official introduction on Monday

The Chiefs coaching search is finally over with the choice of Andy Reid. We'll put a bow on it all on Monday when Reid is formally introduced at a Monday press conference.

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You want OC candidates? I've got OC candidates

The Chiefs have found their head man, hiring Andy Reid to a reported five-year contract. The next step is filling out a coaching staff, and the rumors on that are flying all over the place.

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Beavis and Butthead just heard the news

Beavis and Butthead are late to the party. They just heard that the Kansas City Chiefs made it official with Andy Reid, tweeting out the picture of Reid signing his contract with the Chiefs. Watch Beavis and Butthead's reaction.

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Marty approves

Andy Reid is the Kansas City Chiefs new head coach and reactions to the hire are staring to spill in. The latest one comes from a familiar name to Kansas City Chiefs fans.

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It's official: Andy Reid signs with the Chiefs

This evening, the Kansas City Chiefs and owner Clark Hunt made the Andy Reid signing official, ending days of speculation. The former Eagles coach is the franchise's 13th head coach.

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So, who's coming with Andy Reid?

The Chiefs haven't yet formally announced the hiring of Andy Reid but it's coming. Reid is tasked with filling out a coaching staff and there are a number of suggested candidates.

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Clark's not messing around

Andy Reid is in the building and for that you can thank Clark Hunt, the Chiefs owner, who showed he was serious about saving his Chiefs when he recruited Reid as the next coach of the Chiefs.

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Welcome to Reid Friday

The Clark Hunt-led Kansas City Chiefs coaching search has almost officially concluded. Andy Reid, who was fired by the Eagles on Monday, has agreed to a deal with the Chiefs. We only await the official word from the Chiefs. (Andy Reid illustration: @ChrisSembower | See it large at Facebook)

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The eagle has landed

We're only hours (minutes?) away from the conclusion of the KC Chiefs coaching search. While a formal press conference isn't expected on Friday, Andy Reid arrived in Kansas City on Friday afternoon with Chiefs owner Clark Hunt.

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It's coming ... but maybe not today

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching search is inching along to its conclusion. The pick is indeed Andy Reid and all we await now is the official announcement, which may not come on Friday.

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En route to KC

Andy Reid is ALMOST in the building. The KC Chiefs coaching search is nearing its end as Reid is traveling to Kansas City.

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5-year deal

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching search is all but official. The Chiefs plan to announce Andy Reid as their next head coach sometime on Friday, according to reports. The final contract details are being reviewed as we speak.

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'Reached an agreement'

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching search is nearing its final days. Or maybe hours. A new report states that the Chiefs have reached an agreement with Reid and are likely to officially wrap up the deal with Reid sometime on Friday and before the weekend's playoff games.

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Burning the midnight oil

The KC Chiefs coaching searching appears to have settled on Andy Reid who by many accounts is nearing a deal to become the next head coach of the Chiefs. Reid and reps fro the Chiefs met well into the night on Thursday trying to finalize a deal.

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Chiefs return to KC; deal still expected to happen

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching search remains focused on Andy Reid, who was fired by the Eagles on Monday. Reid and the Chiefs have spent the last two days negotiating a deal to become the next Chiefs coach. The latest update is below...

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So now we wait

The KC Chiefs coaching search rumor mill has seemed to slow to a crawl after reports emerged that the Chiefs and former Eagles coach Andy Reid were nearing a deal.

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Two names in the Chiefs GM search

The KC Chiefs coaching search may be winding down with plenty of reporters saying Andy Reid and the Chiefs are nearing a deal. The next step in the process is figuring out which GM he will be paired with -- if it's not Scott Pioli.

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Everyone is saying it's close

On Wednesday night, the Chiefs interviewed Andy Reid. By Thursday morning, the roller coaster of media reports came flowing in with some saying he was nearing a deal with the Chiefs and others saying it wasn't close. It seems, as of now, we've settled on "close".

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Is it done? Yes, no, maybe

The KC Chiefs interviewed Andy Reid on Wednesday and by Thursday morning reports had the two close to a deal, which was then disputed. Now we're back to folks reporting the two sides are nearing a deal.

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Conflicting reports emerge

Andy Reid and the Chiefs were said to be "on the verge of a deal" but a new report states that Reid, the former Eagles coach who interviewed with the Chiefs on Wednesday, still plans on making visits to the Cardinals and Chargers.

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'On the verge of a deal'

The second stop on the Chiefs coaching search could be the last. According to a reports, Reid and the Chiefs are "on the verge of a deal" after meeting on Wednesday for nine hours.

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'I'd be surprised if Reid isn't the next coach'

Andy Reid to the Chiefs is picking up steam after the Chiefs interviewed him in Philly on Wednesday. Reid and the Chiefs met for nine hours, lending to speculation that the two sides are nearing a deal.

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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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Why KC? It's the BBQ

The KC Chiefs coaching search landed in Philly, where a contingent of seven Chiefs, including Clark Hunt and GM Scott PIoli, met with Andy Reid for nearly nine hours. So how can the Chiefs lock him down? According to a number of folks, the answer is right there ... it's the barbecue!

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Another candidate?

The KC Chiefs coaching search has to this point focused on two offensive coaches (Dirk Koetter, Andy Reid) and one special teams coach (Keith Armstrong). We could be adding a defensive-minded head coach to that list -- Cardinals' Ray Horton.

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How many hours? NINE!

On Wednesday Andy Reid and a group of seven reps from the Chiefs, including owner Clark Hunt, GM Scott Pioli and team president Mark Donovan, met in Philly for an interview Things apparently went well after the meeting went nine hours. The best response so that meeting is below...

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This is Andy Reid in Chiefs red

The KC Chiefs have interviewed Andy Reid and there are reports that the meeting went well. So what's the next step? It's obviously photoshopping a picture of Andy Reid into Chiefs gear.

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Updates from Philly

Fox 29's Howard Eskin was on the scene as a contingent from the KC Chiefs, including GM Scott Pioli, met with former Eagles coach Andy Reid on Wednesday.

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Chiefs, Reid met for over 9 hours

The KC Chiefs coaching search extended to Philly where a contingent of team personnel, including owner Clark Hunt, met with Andy Reid for over nine hours.

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Is this the man for the job?

The latest KC Chiefs coaching search has us landing in Philly, where a contingent of Chiefs personnel is interviewing Andy Reid, who was fired by the Eagles on Monday. Jason from Bleeding Green Nation answers our questions on what the Reid era could look like in KC.

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Koetter re-ups with Atlanta

Dirk Koetter, the Falcons offensive coordinator, reportedly interviewed with the Chiefs on Tuesday, but he won't be coming to Kansas City after signing a contract extension with the Falcons. The Chiefs two known coaching candidates are Keith Armstrong and Andy Reid.

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Chiefs, Andy Reid meeting in Philly

The KC Chiefs coaching search now includes a third name -- Andy Reid, who was fired by the Eagles on Monday. Reid is set to interview in Arizona on Wednesday but before that the Chiefs will interview him in Philadelphia on Wednesday, according to a report.

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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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The criteria for the next head coach

KC Chiefs owner Clark Hunt made big changes on Monday, firing coach Romeo Crennel and announcing it would be him, and not GM Scott Pioli, who decides the next head coach. Hunt laid out his criteria for the next Chiefs head coach.

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Next coach will report directly to Clark Hunt

KC Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said that he would not only lead the Chiefs coaching search, but that the new head coach would report directly to him. That has never happened in Chiefs franchise history before.

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Chiefs 2nd head coach interview lined up

The NFL's best teams usually see their coordinators and assistant coaches swiped for possible head coaching jobs. That's the case in Atlanta as the Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly interviewing offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter and special teams coach Keith Armstrong.

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Chiefs 1st coaching interview on Tuesday

The Kansas City Chiefs fired head coach Romeo Crennel on Monday morning and the status of GM Scott Pioli has yet to be determined. Clark Hunt said he would lead the coaching search, which will start with Falcons' Dirk Koetter.

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Report: Chiefs to interview Falcons OC

The Kansas City Chiefs coaching search is underway and we have a name that the team will reportedly interview: Dirk Koetter, Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator.

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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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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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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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