Posted January 04, 2013

Reports: Andy Reid, Chiefs agree on contract

NFL

The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement with Andy Reid to become the team’s next head coach, pending legal review, according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com.

The news follows Friday morning reports of the Chiefs parting ways with general manager Scott Pioli.

The Chiefs moved quickly to be the first team to interview Reid shortly after he was fired by the Philadelphia Eagles on Dec. 30 after 14 years with the team. The Cardinals and Chargers reportedly were also interested in Reid, but did not have the opportunity to interview him.

Reid is expected to have extensive power over the Chiefs’ football operations, and reportedly has already reached out to fired Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo, and has been rumored to have interest in bringing in a general manager or director of personnel. He has previously worked with fired Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert and Green Bay Packers director of operations John Dorsey.


9 comments
dta341961
dta341961

worst mistake kc has made by taken that  fat pig Andy Reid as there next coach he will do same to kc as he  did to phildelphia BIG FAT NOTHING

Lacentral
Lacentral

idc if kc wins or not all this means to me is one kc has a better coach than the raiders & 2 if they make better moves than we do this offseason we will come in last!!!!!!!!!! damn sliver & black have one punk @$$ head coach & a very cheap @ss gm! another long season. oh well best part is to see what other teams will do kc made a good move let's see if the jacksonville jags will move on up or forever be the biggest joke of the nfl!

VictorHirst
VictorHirst

A coach and front office (just read they fired Piehole too) that will get the offensive tools to score touchdowns instead of being satisfied with field goals and punts is a good start.  A QB in the draft and a veteran QB too plus a couple better targets to throw to after getting rid of butterfingers Bowe and the oft injured Moeaki would put this team in not too horrid of a place. 

 

5 years is too damn long to wait and I really believe that with different coaching (read good coaching), better quarterbacking and a few additions to shore up some positions we can be at the very least wildcard contenders.  Doesn't help having Manning in our division though.  Bronco's really got it going now, I will give them that!

 

Rickapolis
Rickapolis

Tell me, Chief fans, is the team just a coach away from success? They were terrible this year, and I think Andy is facing a five year rebuilding job, at least. Can he do it quicker?  

pandah462
pandah462

 @VictorHirst KC will continue to be the whipping boys of Denver as long as Manning is around.  Me thinks it will continue after Manning.  KC has a long way to go, but keep optimistic.  At least they're not on the Royals level yet.

 

Also, isn't it concerning that Reid is looking to bring in other fired parties to join in on the fun in KC?  Wouldn't have been my approach.

marker264109
marker264109

was not aware Pioli got fired.  wtg Clark Hunt !!   now we can move upwards, and I agree with your points.   Baldwin @ WR is not going to be what we expected.  And yes, in this day's NFL you need TWO good QB's (at least a decent back-up that's NOT a Brady Quinn et al).  The Chiefs "D" is just fine, they were over-worked in most games due to the fact our offense was 1-2-3 out more than any team in the NFL.

 

I'll stand corrected on my statement below.  There is hope now.

Kid Tiger
Kid Tiger

 @Rickapolis Chiefs do not need to rebuild.  They are a few key positions(QB! mainly) away from making serious noise.  If you recall, many picked them to win the West this year with all the talent on paper.  This is not a rebuild situation.  They need a coach.  And they got one.