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Reid Could Consolidate Power With Chiefs

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philly Way will look a lot like the Patriot Way if Andy Reid takes over as head coach of the Chiefs.

Reid carried the title of head coach and executive vice president of football operations with the Eagles, where he worked for 14 years before his dismissal last Monday, the same day the Chiefs fired Romeo Crennel.

Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said the new coach would report directly to him, and not to a general manager, and that’s the system that has worked with several other franchises, including New England, where Bill Belichick answers only to owner Robert Kraft, and Philadelphia, where Reid reported to owner Jeffrey Lurie.

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