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Atlanta Falcons hire Scott Pioli as their assistant GM

Today the Atlanta Falcons announced that Scott Pioli has been hired as assistant general manager. The former Kansas City Chiefs GM will report to Dimitroff and make one of the league’s top front offices that much better. “Scott is one of the most respected and adept talent evaluators in the NFL and a member of three Super Bowl championship teams,” […]The post Atlanta...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Pioli joining NBC's Sunday night studio show

Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is joining NBC's Sunday night studio show. The network said Monday that Pioli will appear on ''Football Night in America,'' along with ''Pro Football Talk'' on NBC Sports Network. Pioli left the Chiefs in January after four mostly unsuccessful seasons. He previously led the New England Patriots...
Via AP on Fox
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Pioli: Chiefs deal for Alex Smith may not be complete

Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli made an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio and said that the trade that will reportedly send quarterback Alex Smith from the 49ers to the Chiefs, may not be complete yet. “The one thing I have heard talking to some good sources is this thing has not been completely finalized yet,” Pioli said, per  “I...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 27, 2013  |  1 Comment

Scott Pioli fired by Kansas City Chiefs

After four underwhelming seasons with him at the helm, the Chiefs have decided to part ways with general manager Scott Pioli.

Via This Given Sunday
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Andy Reid tells the Chiefs that he and Tom Heckert are a package deal

According to Ian Repoport of the NFL Network via, Andy Reid has told the Kansas City Chiefs that if they want to hire him as their next head coach they also need to hire general manager Tom Heckert.Heckert was fired by the Browns on Monday and worked with Reid at one point in Philly.If the Chiefs end up hiring Reid and Heckert, current general manager Scott Pioli will be...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 03, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Chiefs will retain Scott Pioli

According to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network (via the Kansas City Chiefs plan on keeping general manager Scott Pioli. According to’s Steve Wyche, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to retain general manager Scott Pioli despite a disastrous season, according to a source briefed on the situation. Coach Romeo Crennel won’t be as fortunate. The source said...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 30, 2012  |  3 Comments

Signs continue to point to Scott Pioli sticking Kansas City

We mentioned a report a couple of days ago that indicated Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli may not get fired in Kansas City. According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, a league source told him that it looks like Pioli is safe for now. Heard from a league source last night that Scott Pioli will survive in KC, but only with significant changes (new coach, new QB). We’ll see. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Five NFL General Managers on the hot seat

Today's firing of Carolina Panthers GM, Marty Hurney, was not only unexpected, but it also set a new precedent for when a team may fire their head of personnel. With the firing, we're wondering who else may be on the hot seat around the league. Here's the general managers that are suddenly in danger of being fired mid-season. Scott Pioli, Kansas City Chiefs: Since taking...
Via This Given Sunday
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

AP Interview: Pioli admits 'I've made mistakes'

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

62 million dollar flop, how the Chiefs got rused

Clark Hunt and the Kansas City Chiefs have been taken for one of the biggest ruses in NFL history thanks to Scott Pioli and Matt Cassel. It was 2008 when New England Patriots QB, Tom Brady, was sacked by Bernard Pollard. Brady tore his MCL and ACL leaving Matt Cassel under center. He led the Patriots to a 17-10 victory over the Chiefs that day, and went on to a 10-5 record with...
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September 02, 2012  |  1 Comment
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