Romeo Crennel

3:24 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Players Keep Own Counsel, Pioli's Future Remains Uncertain

Arrowhead Stadium.
Elana Gordon KCUR

The organization that is the Kansas City Chiefs is operating in such uncertainty only the owner may know how the repair work will appear.

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4:31 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Players React To Crennel Ouster As KC Chiefs' Coach

Scenes of KC Chiefs' great moments hover over somber locker room as Romeo Crennel is fired as coach.
Credit Dan Verbeck / KCUR

One week short of a year from being hired as the Kansas City Chiefs head coach, Romeo Crennel today learned he’d been fired.

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10:30 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Crennel Out, No Word About Pioli

omeo Crennel coaches Glenn Dorsey during footwork drills.
flickr user BabyBare11

The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that Romeo Crennel, the team's 12th coach, has been "relieved of his duties as head coach" after a 2-14 season. This record matches the team's worst in its 53-year history.

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6:39 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Cassel Out, Quinn In As Chiefs Quarterback

Coach Romeo Crennel announces a change at quarterback
Kansas City Chiefs

Matt Cassel is out and Brady Quinn is in as starting quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs. Coach Romeo Crennel made the announcement on Monday.

Crennel emphasized that he is not blaming Cassel for the team's failures, but says no other changes would have had as broad an impact. He said he made the change that would change the dynamic of the team the most.

9:55 am
Tue January 10, 2012

Crennel Will Focus On Quarterback As Chiefs' Head Coach

BabyBare11 Flickr

With the interim tag removed from Romeo Crennel, the question now for the Kansas City Chiefs head coach is how he'll turn around a team that finished 7-9 this season. 

It Starts With The Quarterback

One of Romeo Crennel's first moves as the interim head coach was to insert Kyle Orton as the Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback.  It paid off with victories in two of the Chiefs last three games, and Crennel hasn't forgotten it.

“I'm probably not sitting here if Kyle hadn't done the job that he did and I'm very appreciative of that,”’ says Crennel.

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