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Andy Reid doesn't plan on Chiefs coaching staff changes but that could change

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For now, Andy Reid plans on bringing back the same coaching staff next year.

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Andy Reid said he doesn't plan on making any changes to his coaching staff at this moment but admitted that he hasn't given it a lot of thought yet (because he thought the season would still be going on -- good answer). The Chiefs defense and special teams were good and Reid has his hands on the offense so I'm not sure what any changes would be.

Reid said that he isn't going to stand in anyone's way if they have a chance to further their career, whether that's as a coach or in the front office.

The Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub could be a name that's circulated in the hiring cycle.

"You know what I think of Dave," Reid said at Monday's press conference. "I think he'd be phenomenal."

Reid said that Toub was like John Harbaugh, who was also a special teams coach with Reid in Philadelphia before taking the Ravens head coaching job. Toub has interviewed for head coaching jobs before but I haven't seen him linked to any specific team.

The Chiefs could also be losing Chris Ballard, their director of player personnel. Ballard's name has already been floated as one to keep an eye on.

"Chris is a tremendous person and very sharp at what he does in the personnel side of things," Reid said on Monday. "I think he has a bright future in this business, probably potentially as a general manager."

Things that make you go hmm: Both Ballard and Toub have ties to the Bears, who now have a coach and GM opening.

Defensive coordinator Bob Sutton had a good year with the Chiefs defense but I haven't heard his name thrown around in the hiring season -- yet.