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What the media is saying about the Kansas City Chiefs hiring Brett Veach as their new GM

The Kansas City Chiefs made it official and announced Brett Veach their new GM. There were not a ton of stunned faces out there in the media world because many expected the Chiefs to go with Veach, the top in-house candidate.

Here’s how the media world reacted to Veach’s hiring:

John Middlekauff is a former NFL scout who worked with Veach in Philly. When the Chiefs fired Dorsey, Veach was the first name Middlekauff tweeted for the job.

I guess a change of GM doesn’t mean a change in NFL Network Ian Rapoport’s reporting. He’s still breaking Chiefs news as he did with this story.

More on this later. Veach was involved in the drafting of Fletcher Cox, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson.

Veach is the best outcome at this point. I might even say the same thing if this happened in January when better GM candidates were presumably available. That’s because continuity is the key here. That’s a cliche in the NFL but it rings true here.

We shall see soon if losing Chris Ballard is as bad as it seems. If he goes onto win a Super Bowl with the Colts and the Chiefs flop with Veach, it would be quite the blunder by Chiefs owner Clark Hunt.

He knows Andy Reid. That’s a huge part of this. I hope that means there won’t be much of a learning curve and the Chiefs hit the ground running.