Chiefs GM Pioli: 'I've made mistakes'

Associated Press  |  Last updated October 17, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 21: Scott Pioli of the Kansas City Chiefs speaks to the media during the NFL Scouting Combine presented by Under Armour at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli tells The Associated Press he is not concerned about his job status despite a 1-5 start by the team in his fourth season in charge. Pioli says he has made mistakes, though he refused to discuss any of them in detail. He did say they encompass all facets of his job: player personnel, fan relationships and a failure to fully understand the role of the GM in Kansas City. Pioli admitted that changes are necessary, though he said ''getting into the specifics publicly is not in anybody's best interest right now.'' He did say that he remains confident in coach Romeo Crennel, who also serves as the team's defensive coordinator. The Chiefs are off this week before playing Oakland on Oct. 28.
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