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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...
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“Save our Chiefs”, a group that was established to try to put pressure on the Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt to make drastic changes, has issued a statement on their Facebook and Twitter account that might be very interesting to Kansas City fans and all potential head coaching candidates regarding the status of [...]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that Romeo Crennel has been relieved of his duties as head coach.
Crennel, 65, was named Kansas Citys 12th head coach in franchise history on Jan. 9, 2012. He compiled a 2-14 regular season record in 2012 and finished the 2011 season 2-1 as the clubs interim head coach.
"I have a tremendous amount of respect and...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is still under review and could still end up being fired.
Also, Chiefs formalize what I pointed out earlier – GM Scott Pioli under review. could still be let go pending coaching search
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) December 31, 2012
It sounds like whoever becomes the new head coach of the...
Following a season of on-field failures and off-field tragedy, the Kansas City Chiefs have parted ways with head coach Romeo Crennel.
The team announced that Crennel was fired Monday after a 2-14 season that will have the Chiefs picking first in April's NFL draft.
In a team-released statement, Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said "no final determination" has been made on...
The Kansas City Chiefs have officially announced that head coach Romeo Crennel has been fired and GM Scott Pioli will be retained, although the team's statement wouldn't make him feel exactly warm and fuzzy going forward.
Crennel was named Kansas City’s 12th head coach in franchise history on Jan. 9, 2012, going 2-14 in the regular season in 2012 and finishing the 2011...
The Kansas City Chiefs have fired head coach Romeo Crennel after just one season. The Chiefs finished with a 2-14 overall record and secured the first overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, a franchise first. The Chiefs struggled all season long and finished the season ranked 32nd in passing offense, a mark achieved through poor quarterback play. In his career, Crennel has posted a...
The Kansas City Chiefs suffered a humiliating 2-14 season in 2012 and announced on Dec. 31 they have fired head coach Romeo Crennel in response to it. General manager Scott Pioli still has his job though, but he could be the next to go. Crennel was in charge of the NFL club for just one season and he leaves it after tying the franchise record for fewest wins during a season. This...
1. How will the Chiefs fix their quarterback problem?Since a strong debut season with Kansas City (3,116 yards, 27 TD, 7 INT) in 2010 that saw the team reach the playoffs, Matt Cassel's play has dropped off significantly, as he's thrown just 16 touchdowns against 21 interceptions in a combined 18 games the past two seasons. Cassel struggles with decision-making under pressure...
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen via Adam Schefter, Andy Reid will interview with the Kansas City Chiefs today for their open head coaching job before he heads to Arizona to interview with the Cardinals on Thursday.Plot thickens: Before arriving in Arizona tonight, Andy Reid will interview today in Philadelphia with the KC Chiefs, via @mortreport.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Yesterday, it was reported by multiple ESPN writers, that Andy Reid was close to signing with the Arizona Cardinals. Today, all of that has changed again. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that before flying to Arizona, former Eagles coach Andy Reid will interview with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Plot thickens: Before arriving in Arizona tonight, Andy Reid will interview today in Philadelphia...
In what was widely speculated overnight, the Kansas City Chiefs officially fired Head Coach Romeo Crennel Monday morning.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Andy Reid will interview with the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday afternoon and then fly to Arizona to meet with the Cardinals on Thursday, via Adam Schefter.
If Kansas City is in fact interested in Reid, it would be a pretty clear indication that current GM Scott Pioli is not on as stable of ground as it seemed. Reid would almost certainly...