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Andy Reid to Kansas City: Twitter Reacts to Chiefs' New Head Coach Hire

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Andy Reid to Kansas City: Twitter Reacts to Chiefs' New Head Coach Hire
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The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement with former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid to serve in the same position for their franchise, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. The final legal process is ongoing:

Assuming no issues are raised by the lawyers, Reid will become the new Chiefs coach. He spent more than a decade leading the Eagles, but recent struggles led the two sides to go their separate ways. It's no surprised he was picked up so quickly given his track record.

As always, the major decision led to a flurry of activity on Twitter. Let's take a look at some of the social media comments about Reid's new position.

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports the Chiefs still haven't made a decision about a general manager after firing Scott Pioli (via kshb.com) prior to the Reid announcement:

The agreement isn't just good news for Reid. It should also help Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, according to Tim Finnigan of WNSP Radio:

ESPN Stats and Info provides a terrific look at the uphill battle Reid will face once he arrives in Kansas City. The Chiefs have struggled mightily in recent years:

CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora gives fans a look at the potential coaching staff Reid could put together with the Chiefs, which includes some popular names:

Matt Miller of Bleacher Report is already thinking ahead, stating out-of-favor San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith would be a good fit with Reid in Kansas City:

Reid's contract with the Eagles is for five years, according to Reuben Frank of CSN Philly, which should give him a reasonable amount of time to get the franchise turned around:

Mike Freeman of CBS Sports notes that Reid's agreement with the Chiefs gives him nearly complete control, which probably helped him reach a quick decision:

The parody account NOT SportsCenter chimed in with a more light-hearted take on today's developments in Kansas City:

While Reid will grab the headlines, Adam Caplan of PhiladelphiaEagles.com believes the staff he surrounds himself with is just as important:

Finally, not everybody believes the marriage between Reid and the Chiefs will work out for the better. Bleacher Report's Aaron Nagler foresees a negative outcome:

Chiefs fans hope you're wrong too, Aaron.

 

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