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Chiefs Could Be Top Suitor for Pats Cassel

What would the Chiefs look like with Matt Cassel under center in 2009? Today’s KC Star has a story on the possible move to get Cassel to be a Chief with whoever ends up coaching the team. The Kansas City Chiefs don’t have a head coach yet, but there are suggestions in Boston and the […]

Cards Haley to be the Next Chiefs Coach?

From: Philadelphia Daily News League sources told the Daily News that GM Scott Pioli has targeted Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley to replace Herman Edwards, but doesn’t want to kick him out the door until Haley officially accepts the job, which can’t be offered until after the Super Bowl.

Chiefs w/ a Tough Call to Make on Gonzalez

From: ProFootballWeekly Kansas City’s most difficult dilemma will be deciding what to do with TE Tony Gonzalez, who is coming off yet another terrific season. Odds are Gonzalez won’t waver on his desire to be traded, but the offense would be losing its most valuable asset if the Chiefs deal him away. Moreover, the next […]

Will the Chiefs Target Some Ravens Executives

From: Carroll County Times No NFL teams have contacted the Ravens yet to ask for permission to interview director of pro personnel George Kokinis or director of college scouting Eric DeCosta, according to general manager Ozzie Newsome. Kokinis and DeCosta have been rumored as potential candidates for the Kansas City Chiefs’ general manager vacancy.

Chiefs Also to Make a Run at Pioli?

From: ProFootballTalk.com As the Browns embark on their pursuit of Pats V.P. of player personnel Scott Pioli, another team to keep in mind is the Chiefs. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has reported that Pioli is on the radar of Chiefs owner Clark Hunt, and that Hunt specifically has mentioned Pioli in connection with the possibility of […]

Schottenheimer Ready to Head Back to the Chiefs?

From: ProFootballTalk.com As the Kansas City Chiefs prepare to search for a replacement for 20-year G.M./president/CEO Carl Peterson, one possibility apparently will entail a return by former Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer. Jay Glazer of FOX reports that Schottenheimer recently met with with owner Clark Hunt to discuss a possible Parcell-style role with the club. Under […]

Chiefs Coaching Already Looking for Other Jobs?

From: NFL Network Chiefs coach Herman Edwards told his entire coaching staff last week to start searching for jobs for the 2009 season. One coach said Edwards told them they would not be back in 2009, and some Kansas City assistants immediately began making job inquiries around the league. Another Chiefs official said this was […]

Vermeil Not Talking About Possible Return to the Chiefs

From: ProFootballTalk.com In the wake of our report from Tuesday night regarding rumors linking former Chiefs coach Dick Vermeil to the coming vacancy at the top of the organization, we’re hearing that Vermeil is declining opportunities to speak publicly about the situation. Although Vermeil’s position seems to suggest that perhaps something is percolating, a league […]

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