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Chiefs deny meeting between Hunt and Schottenheimer

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The Kansas City Chiefs deny a report that owner Clark Hunt met Friday at team headquarters with former Chiefs, Chargers, Browns, and Redskins coach Marty Schottenheimer.

Of course, that didn’t stop KCTV from speculating that they may have met elsewhere — even though the SiriusXM report that prompted the denial from the team was that Hunt and Schottenheimer met at Arrowhead Stadium, which doubles as the team’s headquarters.

Schottenheimer coached the Chiefs from 1989 through 1998.  He last coached in the NFL in 2006; Schottenheimer was fired by the Chargers after a 14-2 regular season and a one-game exit from the playoffs.

Chiefs fans have been clamoring for a housecleaning by Clark Hunt.  The Chiefs last made it to the playoffs in 2010, and they last won a postseason game way back in 1993.

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42 Responses to “Chiefs deny meeting between Hunt and Schottenheimer”
  1. BigBeachBall says: Nov 10, 2012 12:40 AM

    Chiefs suck so bad… Chargers own us every year… I wish we could beat the chargers just once so i can finally take this paper bag offmyhead….

  2. charger88 says: Nov 10, 2012 12:40 AM

    Schottenheimer is not the answer at head coach but may be as the new GM? I’d bet he’d love to be in the same division as the Chargers so he could take it to AJ Smith every year, that is if Smith is still around next season. If the Chiefs change coaches next season my money is on Perry Fewell the defensive coordinator from the Giants. The Chiefs need some new young blood.

  3. jimbo75025 says: Nov 10, 2012 12:42 AM

    Not that I think Romeo Crennel is “the guy”, but the Chiefs are never going to see progress until they stop changing coaches every couple of seasons and get rid of Pioli.

  4. joeytorontosucks says: Nov 10, 2012 12:45 AM

    You know your in trouble when Brady Quinn is getting first team reps.

  5. captainwisdom8888 says: Nov 10, 2012 12:49 AM

    The Chargers are as mediocre as they come, stomping out to a decent record every year only to sh*t the bed when it counts. As an NFL fan, if your wishing that your team could “beat the Chargers just once,” than you’re not in a very good place.

    My condolences.

  6. bleed4philly says: Nov 10, 2012 12:57 AM

    Can’t believe Marty hasn’t gotten another chance yet. Lots of stupid owners out there.

  7. metalhead65 says: Nov 10, 2012 1:12 AM

    why would anybody with a team as bad as the chieffs not want him as their coach? make fun of his playoff record all you want but he takes lousy teams and gets them there.

  8. v1kingfan says: Nov 10, 2012 1:28 AM

    No, you know you’re in trouble when you team hasn’t held a league all season. I actually think they broke a record that was originally held by The 1929 Buffalo Bisons, which later folded after the year was over.

  9. dealer009 says: Nov 10, 2012 1:48 AM

    No one mentioned they have the lowest payroll in the league by a long shot.

    Owner makes more money from tv deal. Team is less competitive.

  10. fuddpucker says: Nov 10, 2012 2:23 AM

    Clark would hire Shottenheimer as the GM. Why? Because he can’t get anybody else to come to KC.

  11. reddcowboys says: Nov 10, 2012 2:57 AM

    Perry is a great option but would need a STRONG offensive mind. Thinking Norv Turner maybe available at seasons end.

  12. alonestartexan says: Nov 10, 2012 3:45 AM

    Schottenheimer would be a great hire for KC, IF they allow him atleast 3-4 seasons before firing him. It seems that the last time the Chiefs were relevant was under his guidance, plus, he was successful in San Diego and Washington.

  13. thepasswordis12345 says: Nov 10, 2012 3:53 AM

    The Chiefs are a franchise going in circles, chasing its own tail. Everything has failed, so maybe if we go back and hit the reset button like it’s 1989 again, the good ol’ days of good-but-not-greatness in the ’90s under Marty-ball will return to Arrowhead. The Chiefs cycle through re-tread former backup QBs every three years. Round and round we go…

  14. lawyermalloy says: Nov 10, 2012 5:10 AM

    The Chiefs need to clean house top to bottom! Pioli needs a few more years under Bill
    Belecheck (sp) before he spreads his wings again.

  15. joetoronto says: Nov 10, 2012 5:21 AM

    You know I’m in your head when you make a screen name after me.

    Obsess much, loser?

  16. cypressballs says: Nov 10, 2012 7:15 AM

    Meeting in KC is just asking for the rumor mills to churn. The airports are just not that big. If they wanted it hushed they’d meet elsewhere, pretty simple really

  17. anrgydeafman says: Nov 10, 2012 7:16 AM

    Hunt: “can you believe this mess I am in right now?”

    Marty: ” I feel ya man”

    Hunt: “Last time I remember we had decent offense with solid defense that got us into playoff every year, you were the head coach…any advice?”

    Marty: “ehh….”

    KCTV: “Breaking news, Marty to be the next GM/HC of Chiefs! You heard it here first!”

    Marty: “wha…?

    Hunt: “Really? SWEET!”

    And began the next 10 years of martyball!

  18. jpb12 says: Nov 10, 2012 7:22 AM

    AARP meeting at the Water Buffalo Lodge

  19. hedleykow says: Nov 10, 2012 7:39 AM

    Marty ball only works in Nigerian nightmares.

  20. blackchief29 says: Nov 10, 2012 7:54 AM

    Schott was brought in to talk shop w/the Hunts, not coach or GM. The late & revered Lamar Hunt respected & trusted Schott as does Clark Hunt. This cornerstone franchise is in a historically perilous position. Schott was brought in for counsel and advice. Good move by Clark.

  21. yelix says: Nov 10, 2012 7:59 AM

    I love Marty, but the man is almost 70 years old and he’s been out of the NFL for six years. If Clark wants to ask him for advice, that’s great. But that should be the end of Marty’s involvement in this process.

  22. TheWizard says: Nov 10, 2012 8:07 AM

    I would love to see them hire Marty and dominate the Chargers for several years.

  23. billsfan1 says: Nov 10, 2012 8:31 AM

    he was one guy i really had hoped the Bills would look at…

    idk but 14-2 sounds damn good… even with a 0-1 in the playoffs..

  24. Patriot42 says: Nov 10, 2012 8:47 AM

    Some things in life are just a struggle and there is little one can do to change it. One is being a fan the KC Chiefs.

  25. source7769 says: Nov 10, 2012 9:09 AM

    Chiefs fans are rediculous if you dont like this idea the guy can atleast get you to the playoffs if im a Chiefs fan the last thing im thinking about is a deep playoff run how bout just getting back to respectability and that marty can do for them, not to mention he got a raw deal in san diego he wouldve more than likely took the chargers deeper then norv did if not for that bone head gm

  26. klutch14u says: Nov 10, 2012 9:19 AM

    Marty as GM, Cowher as HC. I’d even like to see Romeo stick around as DC

  27. paychrisjohnson28 says: Nov 10, 2012 9:57 AM

    I am a big Marty Schottenheimer fan and I hope the KC Chiefs do hire him back he is a great coach and teacher…I would love to see Marty prove to everyone that they were wrong about him. He deserves another shot. He is a winner who knows how to get the most out if his players !

  28. bolted4life says: Nov 10, 2012 10:10 AM

    Obviously KC isn’t interested in winning playoff games.

  29. redripper says: Nov 10, 2012 10:20 AM

    Yes they did not go deep into the playoffs with him as head coach. However marty made the chiefs respected and arrowhead was a place to be feared! Looking back now i feel i was a little spoiled as a chiefs fan. Almost every one of those years now looks like a championship season compared to incomprehensible display we have all witnessed lately! What a great addition to the front office he would make.

  30. conormacleod says: Nov 10, 2012 10:24 AM

    Like one poster said, Marty is awfully old to be starting a turnaround. I think I’d rather throw money at Chip Kelly and work on a 3-5 year plan.

  31. greenbay4life says: Nov 10, 2012 10:24 AM

    I know Schottenheimer may not have the best playoff record but Norv Turner’s can’t be much better. He took a 14-2 San Diego team and pretty much ran it into the gutter. Just like he did with the Redskins in the 90s. Oh and he made Oakland even worse than they already were… and that’s saying something.

  32. JC says: Nov 10, 2012 10:28 AM

    Shotty should go back to the Browns. Rebuild them.

  33. chuckxx says: Nov 10, 2012 10:49 AM

    Marty is too much of a senior citizen to come in now and save this team. Get some young and up and coming blood in there!!!!!

  34. agc99 says: Nov 10, 2012 11:39 AM

    Long live Marty ball!

  35. wtfpft says: Nov 10, 2012 1:16 PM

    Can’t wait to hear the chiefs fans spin this one, they ran this guy out of town and did pretty much the same thing they are doing to pioli now (flying banners over the stadium asking for him to be fired) yeah pretty sad. Can’t wait for this to fail and they start calling for piloli to come back in 5 years.

  36. therealzeitgeist says: Nov 10, 2012 1:34 PM

    I like Marty, but he’s got an affliction that makes me downgrade coaches every time I see it: He hires his kids, tries to make them coaches too.

    Coaches are the only position where nepotism can get you a job in high-level football this side of the owner’s office. Whenever it happens, like in any business, the warning flags come out.

  37. godzilla111111 says: Nov 10, 2012 1:52 PM


  38. riverhorsey says: Nov 10, 2012 1:56 PM

    If Marty had ever had an elite QB he’d have 5 SB’s. Most of his career he had make do with QB’s past their prime or better than average back ups and he still made the playoffs an annual affair.

    Bring him back and give him another shot any day. I’d take him over 85% of the coaches in the league.

  39. cambodianbreastmilk says: Nov 10, 2012 2:07 PM

    If this happens, I’ll be drafting Jamal Charles with the 1st overall pick in fantasy next year. Thank you.

  40. paychrisjohnson28 says: Nov 10, 2012 9:19 PM

    Marty is not too old…. I believe Marv Levy coached the Buffalo Bills who played a very high level until he was age 80…. And The old time coaches knew how to teach the intricacies of the game of Football better than most of the new age coaches do…and Marty is a winner !

  41. mystereo says: Nov 11, 2012 12:21 AM

    I’m sure the Chiefs would rather have Marty than Norv. Hmmm…I guess that goes for the Chargers too.

  42. jtfawver says: Nov 12, 2012 10:45 AM

    Marty struggled in the playoffs, but the CHiefs dominated the AFC West in his time.

    Wasnt marty 31-2 against the Raiders? We couldnt beat the raiders right now if they played their practice squad.

    Marty might be too old to coach, but as a GM he could help us. His coaching staff in KC had:

    Bill Cowher
    Tony Dungy
    Mike McCarthy
    Lovie Smith

    Id say let Marty build a coaching staff, thats been Pioli’s biggest downfall.

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