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Chris Ault hired by Kansas City Chiefs: everything we know

The KC Chiefs hired Chris Ault, former Nevada football coach, as a consultant. Ault is known for creating the pistol offense -- which the Chiefs briefly employed with Tyler Thigpen several years ago -- and for coaching Colin Kaepernick at Nevada. Read on for our coverage of Ault's deal with the KC Chiefs.

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All quiet on the pistol front

For real though. What are the Kansas City Chiefs going to do with the pistol offense? No one seems to be saying.

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Pistol play-action

The KC Chiefs surprisingly hired Chris Ault, the creator of the pistol offense, as a consultant. We make another attempt predicting what he'll be doing in KC.

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The pistol offense? Not so much

Could the Chiefs run the pistol next season? Yes. Are they going to do it all the time? Probably not.

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Good read on Jamaal Charles and the pistol

We saw that a healthy Robert Griffin III really opened up the running lanes for Morris. I think Charles will have a similar effect the other direction on the passing game on rollouts. He’ll be a year back from his knee injury, and the big play potential is just magnified. I am salivating at the big play potential of Charles in a Pistol offense.

Chris Ault Hired as a Consultant by the Kansas City Chiefs Means You Can Expect Alex Smith and Jamaal Charles in the Pistol Formation | Big Lead Sports
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'An excellent pistol QB'

Chris Ault, the former Nevada head coach and creator of the pistol offense hired by the Chiefs as a consultant, once said Alex Smith would be a great fit for the pistol offense.

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Offense and defense for new consultant Chris Ault

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Offensive or defensive consultant?

The KC Chiefs hired the creator of the pistol offense -- but will he be helping the Chiefs offense or the defense?

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Ault isn't sure what he'll do yet

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'A fun combination': Reactions to the new hire

The Kansas City Chiefs on Monday hired Chris Ault, former Nevada football head coach, as a consultant. Ault is known as the creator of the pistol offense, and coached Colin Kaepernick at Nevada. Here is our initial post on his hire. Read on for the reactions to the hire.

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Good read on the Chiefs new hire

I linked this article in our story on the Chiefs hiring Chris Ault, creator of the pistol offense, but wanted to make sure everyone saw it.

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Chiefs hire creator of the pistol offense

The Chiefs just hired Chris Ault, the creator of the pistol offense, as a consultant. Ault is Colin Kaepernick's former head coach at Nevada.

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