I love seeing some Coffeyville, KS and some Maryille, MO repped in these connections today.
- Chiefs GM Scott Pioli is a native of Washingtonville, NY. He was a graduate asst. at Syracuse (’88-89) along with Chiefs asst. GM Joel Collier.
- Chiefs asst. head coach Maurice Carthon was a RB with the Giants (’85-
91), and was a member of New York’s Super Bowl XXI and XXV squads.
- Kansas City TEs coach Bob Bicknell’s brother, Jack Bicknell, Jr. is
the N.Y. Giants asst. OL coach.
- Kansas City DE Wallace Gilberry entered the NFL as a rookie free
agent with the Giants in 2008 and spent time on New York’s practice squad.
- Giants secondary coach Peter Giunta (2001-05) and asst. special teams
coach Thomas McGaughey (2002) both spent time with the Chiefs.
- N.Y. Giants K Lawrence Tynes spent three seasons with Kansas City
(2004-06) after entering the NFL as a rookie FA with the Chiefs in 2001.
- Chiefs LB Tamba Hali prepped at Teaneck HS in Teaneck, NJ.
- Kansas City LB Jovan Belcher is a native of West Babylon, NY.
- Giants strength coach Jerry Palmieri coached at Kansas State (’87-92).
- N.Y. Giants RB Brandon Jacobs played at Coffeyville (KS) CC.
- Giants DE Dave Tollefson played collegiately at NW Missouri St.
- KC video asst. Ken Radino was an intern with the Giants (2004-05).
Out of curiosity, how many of you guys and girls are in New York now?