Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/14/13
When teams are granted the first overall pick in a draft, it's safe to assume said team is going into a rebuilding phase. After seeing that same team with a 2-14 record, rebuilding is a definite. Yet, in Kansas City, there seems to be an 'outlier' situation. After being forced out of Philly, KC hired Andy Reid as their new head coach. There are no secrets with Reid; his offense is the west-coast and it relies on the little things like screens, stretches and play-action. In his tenure with Philly, Reid turned three running backs into household names and a quarterback into the face of Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup. Not to mention, he made the likes of James Thrash and Freddie Mitchell LOTS of money. (Somewhere, Dan Snyder is nodding.)Most people forget how good Andy is. After the death of defensive coordinating legend Jim Johnson, Reid struggled to find a replacement: crumbling a talented franchise. Putting Juan Castillo is charge of the D was a bonehead move. Swapping pics with Dallas t...
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