KANSAS CITY, Mo. The inevitable rumors that former Kansas City Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer will return to rescue the floundering 1-7 Chiefs finally surfaced into an actual report Friday.
SiriusXM NFL Radio reported on air that Schottenheimer was in Kansas City on Friday and met with Chiefs owner Clark Hunt this was at least according to KCTV, the CBS television affiliate in Kansas City.
But Schottenheimer told FOX Sports Kansas City by phone Saturday morning from his home in Charlotte, N.C., that there was no truth to the report. Schottenheimer also said that there were no plans to meet with Hunt.
The Chiefs also denied the Sirius report on Friday.
Schottenheimer, 69, was in town for the Chiefs' annual alumni weekend in late September, and, with his wife, Pat, sat with the Hunt family in the owners' suite. But the Schottenheimers have sat with the Hunt family in each of the last three years during alumni weekend.
The September trip this year was planned, too, because S...