Found January 16, 2012 on Deadspin:
The Kansas City Star came out with a story that paints a provocative, troubling picture of life in the Chiefs offices under Scott Pioli. To ensure no one would notice, they published it on Saturday night. But we're more than happy to dive in to the tales of a workplace gone mad with paranoia and secrecy—a place where Todd Haley is convinced his personal cell phone is being tapped, and comes off as a sympathetic figure. Think Airstrip One, just off I-70. More »

Worst Places To Work: Kansas City Chiefs

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how the Chargers are the best place to work. At least in the NFL. Now, as it turns out, the worst place to work in football is another team in that very same division. It’s an honor granted to the Scott Pioli led Chiefs of the AFC West. Holy heaven what a mess the Chiefs have created. That is, according to the Kansas City Star. Haley suspected...

Report: Chiefs Employees Working Under 'Level of Paranoia,' Todd Haley Suspected Rooms, Phones Were Bugged

Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley was fired shortly before the end of this season, despite leading the Chiefs to an AFC West title the year before. Not long after leaving, a story has surfaced about his former employer with allegations about the Kansas City organization that have opened eyes across the league. In a juicy piece of investigative reporting by The Kansas...

Report: Haley among ex-Chiefs employees with privacy concerns

According to a host of former Chiefs employees, life under general manager Scott Pioli is marked by fear of being watched or listened to no matter where they are in team facilities. Former coach Todd Haley reportedly felt the same way.

Haley Could Return To Arizona?

The Cardinals are believed to be interested in bringing back Todd Haley, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. Fantasy Spin: Haley was the offensive coordinator in Arizona from 2007-08, with the Cardinals ranking 12th in total offense in that first year and 4th in the second. His return to the club would benefit quarterback Kevin Kolb, as well as rising young running back Chris Wells.

All is Not Well With the Chiefs

Let’s face it, the Kansas City Chiefs have been a poorly ran organization as of late. Sure, they were quite good for a long time, with former GM Carl Peterson making some very good moves (Priest Holmes, for example) that led to an extended period of winning football. Peterson resigned at the end of the 2008 season,  and Scott Pioli was brought in from the New England Patriots...

Arrowhead anxiety: Turnover off the field causes concern

Todd Haley walked into the public relations office at Chiefs headquarters on a Thursday in early December. Four days before he was fired as the team's coach, he wanted to talk about what life was like inside this organization. But he didn't know who else might be listening.

Lal Hiring Does Not Prevent Hiring of Todd Haley

#bbpBox_157949375690190848 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_157949375690190848 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Sanjay Lal was Raiders WR coach past 3 seasons. This doesn't mean Todd Haley is out of running for a position. Situation is fluid. #Jetsabout 20 hours ago via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite@RichCiminiRich Cimini Glad to see Cimini clear...

Link: Todd Haley Feared Phone Was Tapped in KC?

Maybe this is some of the reason that Todd Haley hasn’t been rushing, or able, to  take a new (specifically with the Jets) job?  Looks like there might be some more craziness this week for Haley before he finds a new team – be it New York or Arizona. Haley suspected that many rooms at the team facility were bugged so that team administrators could monitor employees’ conversations...

League won’t investigate Haley’s bugging/phone tampering claims, yet

On Sunday, the Kansas City Star published an article stating that former Chiefs coach Todd Haley “suspected” rooms at the facility were bugged and “believed” his cell phone had been tampered with. It’s a strong accusation, and if it’s true there should be serious consequences to anyone involved in those activities.  But the league won’t…

Sources: Todd Haley not joining Jets' staff; OLBs coach Mike Smith accepts position at West Virginia

The Daily News has learned that barring an eleventh-hour course reversal, Todd Haley will not be joining the Jets’ coaching staff. Haley, who was fired by the Chiefs after Week 14, interviewed for an offensive staff position last week. There was speculation that Haley would team up with new ...

Buzz: Smith to Leave Jets; Haley Unlikely

It seems the Jets have found themselves in a condrum after newly promoted outside linebackers coach Mike Smith has decided to leave for West Virginia where he will coach the linebackers and have co-coordinator responsibilities. The offer from WVU was more appealing and after interning for a few years, he understandably did what was best for him and his family. We wish him the best...

Anxiety a way of life under Chiefs' management

The Kansas City Star reports: Former coach Todd Haley's belief that team officials were bugging phones to monitor employee conversations, and interviews with more than two dozen current and former employees, suggest that intimidation and secrecy are among the Chiefs’ principal management styles under general manager Scott Pioli.

Daily Links: Enjoy Morgantown

More on Mike Smith heading to WVU. [NY Post] Everyone misses the Jets sideshow. [NYT Fifth Down] More on Matt Higgins departure. [NY Times] There’s little chance Todd Haley will come to the Jets. [JetNation] Cimini looks at the running backs. [ESPN NY] Indianapolis is becoming unsentimental about the past. [NY Times] A quick look around the AFC East. [ESPN AFCE]
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