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The NFL Owners Meetings are ongoing, and one of the week’s most unique events is called the coaches breakfast.

All 32 head coaches, including Andy Reid and familiar names like Doug Pederson and Matt Nagy, are available in a roundtable, breakfast setting. Reid is usually a popular name even for those reporters outside of Kansas City, as he possesses many ties that extend to other teams’ coaching personnel.

Here is some Chiefs-related news that came out of the breakfast:

Pro Football Focus wouldn’t agree, as it rates the Redskins 21st overall in the league. In case you’re wondering, the Chiefs are 16th.

Jon Gruden believes three-tight end sets help you with things like running out the clock and they are hard to defend.

More from Gruden...

This may make you cringe: Gruden says his favorite Raider right now is a former Chief:

This is probably coachspeak from Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, but it’s worth noting:

The Chiefs sacked Paxton Lynch five times and picked him off twice in their 27-24 Week 17 win last season.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport went over to Redskins head coach Jay Gruden and asked him about whether Washington upgraded at quarterback. The Redskins, of course, traded for Alex Smith and let Kirk Cousins go (eventually to the Minnesota Vikings):

Reid never stops advocating for his guys, even after they leave the organization. Asked about Pederson, the Eagles’ head coach, Reid says the Super Bowl win won’t change him.

Terez Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports that the Chiefs will stick with their 3-4 defense. More analysis from Reid, via Paylor:

We have speculated that Laurent Duvernay-Tardif wants his game jersey to read, “Duvernay-Tardif M.D.” for the 2018 season after he finishes his degree.

But Paylor is reporting that Reid doesn’t love the idea. You can find Reid’s quotes here:

I had a feeling this could be the case when Duvernay-Tardif began talking about this subject. Remember Patrick Mahomes’ first jersey during his introductory press conference?

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That “II” at the end of the jersey quickly disappeared. Maybe that isn’t such a coincidence...

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