The Kansas City Chiefs have announced a slew of coaching staff hires.
Here’s the rundown, from KCChiefs.com:
Eric Bieniemy (Running Backs), Tommy Brasher (Defensive Line), Travis Crittenden (Assistant Strength and Conditioning), David Culley (Assistant Head Coach/Wide Receivers), Mike Frazier (Statistical Analysis Coordinator), Corey Matthaei (Quality Control), Tom Melvin (Tight Ends), Matt Nagy (Quarterbacks), Britt Reid (Quality Control) and Barry Rubin (Head Strength and Conditioning).
“I’m pleased we were able to get all of these coaches on board,” Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid said. “I have relationships with each of them, and I know their past experiences, work ethics and coaching styles. These are high-character coaches, and each one brings something different to the table for us.”
And the big fish, the coordinators:
Offensive Coordinator: Doug Pederson
Defensive Coordinator: Bob Sutton
We told you about Pederson and Sutton earlier so they shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. You can click on the name of each coordinator above for more info on them.
Pederson is a first time coordinator while Sutton is a veteran coach who spend three years as defensive coordinator for the New York Jets.
“Bob is a creative coach that is going to give our defense a variety of looks and packages,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said.
As for Pederson, he played QB in the NFL for 12 years. He’s been labeled as a “rising star” by NFL insider Adam Caplan. Caplan believes Pederson will be a head coach very soon.
Well, there you have it, Addicts. It is an interesting staff. It has many an ex-Eagle but also a few new faces as well.