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Tracking the reactions to the Chiefs firing defensive coordinator Bob Sutton

Rumors of Rex Ryan, Steve Nelson’s reaction and more.

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Buffalo Bills Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs have fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton, and the reactions are rolling in.

Initial announcement, 1:43 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reports there was player frustration with Sutton, 1:48 Arrowhead Time.

ESPN Adam Schefter reports that former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan is a name to watch, 1:51 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

Soon-to-be free agent cornerback Steve Nelson tweets shortly after the Sutton firing, 2:09 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

ESPN’s Bill Barnwell recalls the last time Reid had to hire a defensive coordinator in offseason, he promoted Juan Castillo (2011-12). In every other year in the NFL, Castillo has coached the offensive side of the football, 2:13 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

The Kansas City Star’s Chris Fickett reports that Sutton will not remain with the Chiefs in any capacity, 2:21 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

Former Chief and SB Nation’s own Geoff Schwartz thinks Sutton would have been gone regardless of whether or not the Chiefs won the AFC championship, 2:31 Arrowhead Time.

Arrowhead Pride defensive film analyst Craig Stout reveals his list of defensive coordinator candidates, 2:52 p.m. Arrowhead Time. Article to come.

FOX Sports’ Doug Gottlieb makes a decent point regarding CBS analyst Tony Romo, who predicted almost exactly what Tom Brady and the Patriots offense were doing in their AFC title win against the Chiefs.

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