NFL Rumors: Is Marty Schottenheimer Returning As Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach
The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers last night and it is possible the team maybe losing another head coach. The 1-8 Chiefs maybe on the brink of firing head man Romeo Crennel and there’s speculation that former coach Marty Schottenheimer would take his place.
The idea seems pretty far fetched but sometimes where there’s smoke, there’s fire. Schottenheimer was spotted in Kansas City last week and confirmed to USA Today’s Jarrett Bell that he talks to the Chiefs owners. “I stay in touch with the Hunt family” Schottenheimer said. “Of late, I’ve called to encourage them for whatever they’re doing. They’ve got a lot of young players. And they’re working their butts off.”
If those words don’t make a Chiefs fan give up on the idea of getting their old coach back, these words might; “Life is good,” Schottenheimer told Bell. “I just feel badly because I have great affection for the Hunt family and the Kansas City Chiefs. Those were the best 10 years of my career. But I think the world of Romeo Crennel.”
A Schottenheimer sighting in Kansas City is hardly proof of anything and it doesn’t sound like Marty Schottenheimer is getting back into professional coaching anytime soon. However, one can only wonder if his “great affection for the Hunt family and the Kansas City Chiefs” would lead him back to the sidelines? The Chiefs are a proud franchise and it’s been a tough last two years. Sometimes desperate times call for desperate measures and as Schottenheimer once said, “there’s a gleam men, there’s a gleam.”
I don’t see Schottenheimer coming back and coaching the Chiefs for another go around but then again, stranger things have happened.
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