Latest Scott Pioli Stories

2009-02-28 19:25:00

The New England Patriots traded quarterback Matt Cassel and linebacker Mike Vrabel to the Kansas City Chiefs for a second-round draft pick. If both players pass their physicals, they will be reunited with General Manager Scott Pioli, who was the Patriots' vice president of player personnel before he succeeded Carl Peterson in Kansas City. I have a long history with both players, said Pioli in a statement. Mike and Matt are men that I respect both personally and professionally. I look forward...

2009-02-06 13:38:25

The Kansas City Chiefs Friday named Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley as their next head coach. Haley, 41, succeeds Herm Edwards, who was fired Jan. 23 after a dismal 2-14 record in the 2008-09 season. I am very excited that Todd has accepted the position of head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, General Manager Scott Pioli said. Todd is an outstanding football coach and he has been an integral part of several very successful organizations. Haley began his coaching career in...

2009-01-23 18:02:26

The NFL Kansas City Chiefs fired coach Herm Edwards late Friday following a dismal 2-14 record in the 2008 season. The move, which was expected, was announced by team Chairman Clark Hunt, who said the search for Edwards' successor was under way. The Chiefs hired Edwards after he had coached the New York Jets for five seasons. On behalf of my family, I want to thank Herm for his service to the Chiefs, Hunt said in a statement. After careful deliberation over the last week, (General Manager)...

2009-01-14 00:09:39

Scott Pioli is leaving the New England Patriots' front office to become general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday. Pioli, the Patriots' vice president of player personnel, will replace Carl Peterson, who resigned a few weeks ago after serving as the team's president, general manager and chief executive officer since 1989. The Globe, New England's director of player personnel, Nick Caserio, would replace Pioli. We are very excited to welcome Scott to the...

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