KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Clark Hunt is regarded as an intensely private man, someone who prefers to operate behind the scenes and away from the spotlight that comes with owning an NFL franchise.
In some ways, that's about to change.
Hunt fired coach Romeo Crennel on Monday as part of a shakeup of the entire structure of a franchise that his father, the late Lamar Hunt, founded 53 years ago. The younger Hunt said he plans to hire the next coach and that the individual will report to him, rather than through the general manager - a change in the way the team has operated since its inception.
In fact, Hunt has refused to say whether GM Scott Pioli will be retained.
"You know, historically, I've interacted with the general manager on everything that relates to the football team," Hunt told The Associated Press on Monday. "I've had conversations with the head coach, but they're few and far between, in terms of really strategic stuff."
Hunt said he an...