The Kansas City Chiefs have confirmed what was reported earlier in the week with their two coaching staff additions. As expected, former NFL QB Mike Kafka has been named the Chiefs offensive quality control coach. That’s where a lot of young and future coaches get their start.
Additionally, the Chiefs hired former NFL player Rod Wilson as their assistant special teams coach replacing Brock Olivo, who departed for Denver. Wilson was a 2005 seventh round pick by the Bears (Dave Toub connection) and spent time in Chicago, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville.
Here is the Chiefs bio on Kafka:
Kafka joins the Chiefs coaching staff after six seasons as an NFL quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles (2010-12), New England Patriots (2013), Jacksonville Jaguars (2013), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2014), Minnesota Vikings (2015), Tennessee Titans (2015) and Cincinnati Bengals (2015). He originally entered the NFL as a fourth-round pick (122nd overall) of the Eagles in the 2010 NFL Draft. The Chicago, Ill., native played collegiately at Northwestern and spent the 2016 season as a graduate assistant with the Wildcats football program.
Wilson joins the Chiefs coaching staff after his stint as the linebackers coach at Furman University. Prior to coaching at Furman, he spent four years at Charleston Southern as the inside linebackers coach. Wilson transitioned into coaching after a six-year NFL playing career with the Chicago Bears (2005-08 and 2011), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2008-10) and Jacksonville Jaguars (2010). He originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft pick (220th overall) of the Bears in the 2005 NFL Draft. Wilson was a part of two NFC Championship games and Super Bowl XLI. The Cross, South Carolina, native played collegiate at the University of South Carolina.