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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid spoke to reporters at the NFL's owners meetings in Arizona on Tuesday. It appears that only Philly-area reporters were there during Reid's media availability. Below are the highlights of what Reid had to say.
1. Alex Smith was the only starting QB Reid considered.
Asked if Foles couldve been Chiefs QB under a different situation,Reid: "I had my eyes on Alex when I took the job." Only starter he pursued— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 19, 2013
2. Geno Smith is still an option. So are 8-10 others.
Andy Reid says he'll evaluate 8-10 players for No. 1 pick. Asked why Alex over Geno Smith: "Doesn't mean Geno is out of the water." Smiles.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 19, 2013
Reid said he will consider somewhere between 8-10 prospects for the No. 1 pick, said getting Alex "doesn't mean Geno is out of the water."— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) March 19, 2013
Reid said he'll consider 8-10 prospects for the No. 1 overall pick in next month's draft.— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) March 19, 2013
3. The Eagles never wanted to trade Nick Foles.
Andy Reid reiterates that Eagles never wanted to trade Nick Foles, so conversations ended there.— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) March 19, 2013
Reid was asked about his interest in Nick Foles. Explains #Eagles didn't want to lose him. "That was never really part of the discussion."— Jeff McLane (@Jeff_McLane) March 19, 2013
4. Today is Andy Reid's birthday.
Andy Reid turns 55 today. Said he's stopped counting years.— Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) March 19, 2013
5. He wore a Hawaiian shirt.