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The current list of those reporting Andy Reid and the Chiefs are nearing a deal

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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Everyone's talking!

As of 1:40 p.m. (Arrowhead Time), I count at least six big media outlets reporting Andy Reid is nearing a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs. So we're back to using the word "close". Sorta like we were earlier this morning.

Who's the talkative source?

More: All Andy Reid-to-the-Chiefs rumors

Kansas City Star:

The Chiefs are on the verge of bringing in Andy Reid as their next head coach, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

The Associated Press:

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Andy Reid is nearing a deal to replace Romeo Crennel as coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.'s Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the former Philadelphia Eagles coach's people have started the process of canceling potential interviews with the San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals, according to a source briefed on Reid's plans. One person whom Reid has spoken with believes a deal is getting close with the Chiefs, who are making a hard push to keep the coach from talking to other teams.


The Kansas City Chiefs are on the verge of a deal to make Andy Reid their next head coach, according to league sources.

There still are minor details to work out, but after nine hours of meetings Wednesday, one source involved in the talks said "the major issues have been discussed and agreed upon."

Philadelphia Inquirer:

Former Eagles coach Andy Reid has canceled trips to interview in other cities and is hashing out the final details of a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs, a source involved in the talks told your Eagletarian Thursday.

CSN Philly:

Andy Reid has put plans to interview with the Chargers and Cards on hold, and the Chiefs could be closing in on hiring the long-time Eagles head coach for their head coaching vacancy, a league source said Thursday afternoon.

USA Today:

The Kansas City Chiefs made a big push for Andy Reid,and now it appears they will land their guy.

Reid's camp was planning to notify the Arizona Cardinals and San Diego Chargers Thursday afternoon he will not be meeting with them because he was closing in on a deal with the Chiefs, according to a person informed of the progress of negotiations between the former Philadelphia Eagles coach and the team.

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