Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 1/3/13

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 20: Head coach Andy Reid of the of the Philadelphia Eagles watches the action on the field from the sidelines against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

The Kansas City Chiefs are making a strong push to get Andy Reid to be their next head coach. Reid met with the Chiefs on Wednesday and delayed a scheduled meeting with the Cardinals to extend his talks with the Chiefs according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. It seems the last 24 hours are an indication that Reid is getting close to a deal in Kansas City. “The Chiefs were trying to close a deal with Andy Reid,” Mortensen said. “At this point I’m going to be surprised if Andy Reid is not the Chiefs’ coach. Now, I’ve been surprised before, but there’s a lot of activity there. Some would say, ‘Why Kansas City over Arizona?’ One thing is, in Kansas City, Clark Hunt, the owner of the Chiefs, he’ll let Andy Reid build this thing the way he wants to build it. And if you know Andy, he wants to be able to basically pick the entire organization, set up his personnel. . . . The Chiefs are willing, and Clark Hunt is willing to do that.” var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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