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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel is an aggressive defensive coordinator by design, and during his days with the New England Patriots, his defense was disciplined—while operating in strike mode.
A solid secondary plays a huge factor in the success of the front seven and how a coach can attack with blitz packages. It’s safe to say that Crennel has found his man when the Chiefs signed cornerback Stanford Routt back on Monday to a three-year, $19.6 million deal.
The Chiefs’ move answered some questions. Specifically, Crennel is close in completing his personnel on the defense side of the ball by the signing of Routt, who will play with star cornerback Brandon Flowers.
“Stanford has a proven record of success in the NFL,” said Crennel via press release. “He’s a talented player that has spent seven seasons in the AFC West, so he is familiar with us and our division opponents. We are excited to have Stanford join the team, and we are looking forward to getting started.”
BEST OF MAXIM
Updating our previous post on the contract signed by cornerback Stanford Routt in Kansas City, a league source has revealed that the deal only guarantees $1 million to Routt, with the Chiefs holding a $10 million option (pro-rated at $5 million each year over the 2013-2014 seasons) to be exercised or not by the team in March 2013.
Routt will get a $4 million bonus plus a $1.8 million...
Forget NFL rules about free agent tampering: New Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel says he would absolutely entertain the idea of bringing Peyton Manning to Kansas City if the Colts release the four-time NFL MVP quarterback.
"With a talent like that, I would be crazy not to consider it if he were available," said Crennel at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Although it is unknown of...
The Kansas City Chiefs signed Stanford Routt away from the Oakland Raiders. Routt signed to a 3 year 19.6 million dollar deal. Stanford Routt was flagged for 17 penalties last
Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel says his team would consider signing Peyton Manning -- if the four-time league MVP becomes a free agent. Crennel made the comment Saturday at the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis. Manning's future has been a hot topic around the city for months, and with the likelihood the Colts will not pay a $28 million bonus by March 8 to keep...
Romeo Crennel could get fined and the Chiefs stripped of a draft choice for comments their head coach made at the NFL scouting combine.
Crennel said it would be "crazy" to not consider Manning's talent
Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel says his team would consider signing Peyton Manning -- if the four-time league MVP becomes a free agent.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said Saturday his team would consider signing Peyton Manning -- if the four-time league MVP becomes a free agent.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel says his team would consider signing Peyton Manning -- if the four-time league MVP becomes a free agent.
PFT Live: Mike Florio takes a look at the Raiders and says they need to replace Stanford Routt, find a way to try to keep Michael Bush, figure out the QB depth chart and more. (NBC Sports)
With the Chiefs recent signing of cornerback Stanford Routt, it’s expected that their own free agent cornerback Brandon Carr will not return and will end up cashing in on the riches of free agency with another club.
There hasn’t been much speculation as to where he might land when things are all said and done, but sources around the league are beginning to show a consensus opinion...
Earlier this week, the Chiefs signed cornerback Stanford Routt, who had been cut less than two weeks earlier by the Raiders. Today, the Chiefs added cornerback Jacques Reeves, who last played in the NFL in 2009. After four seasons with the Cowboys, Reeves joined the Texans via free agency. In 2008, he started all 16…