Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - New Chiefs coach Andy Reid has settled on
his coordinators, with Bob Sutton as defensive coordinator and Doug Pederson
as offensive coordinator.
The assignments come exactly one week after Reid signed on to become Kansas
City's next coach.
The 61-year-old Sutton has spent the last 13 seasons with the New York Jets.
He was defensive coordinator from 2006 through 2008 and spent the other 10
years as linebackers coach.
Prior to his stint with the Jets, Sutton was the head coach at Army for nine
seasons, posting a record of 44-55-1.
"Bob is a creative coach that is going to give our defense a variety of looks
and packages," said Reid. "He has a lot of experience and is well respected
across the league. Bob has a high football IQ and knows how to get the most
out of his players."
Pederson was an offensive assistant with Reid in Philadelphia for the past
The 44-year-old Pederson was an NFL quarterback for 12 seasons with the
Packers, Browns, Eagles and Dolphins. He threw for 2,762 yards to go along
with 12 touchdowns and 19 interceptions.
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