Chiefs agree on extension with Reid, part ways with GM Dorsey

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, June 22 2017 Jun 22, 2017 Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:43:00 PM CDT June 22, 2017 in Sports
By: Evan Lachnit, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday afternoon they reached a deal to extend head coach Andy Reid's contract. 

Ried has coached in Kansas City for the past four years and was about to enter his fifth and final year in his contract. 

The 19-year veteran coach thanked the organization for the oppourtunity to contnue coaching the Chiefs in a statement from the team. 

"We’ve made quite a bit of progress over the last four seasons, but we are not done yet," Reid said in the statement. "We are going to continue to work towards our ultimate goal of winning championships. I’ve been blessed by the support of the community, our fans, the Hunt family and the entire Chiefs staff. I’m looking forward to the years ahead as the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs." 

Not long after, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt released a statement announcing the team and GM of the past four years, John Dorsey, were parting ways. 

In that statement, Hunt said the team notified Dorsey they would not be renewing his contract at the end of 2017 and both sides desided it was best for them to part ways at this time. 

 

 

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