Category: Scott Pioli

Alex Smith and Dwayne Bowe Discuss a New Era for the Kansas City Chiefs

Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Kansas City Chiefs are getting a makeover as a very exciting offseason continues for a team that won only two games last year. New coach, new general manager, new quarterback in Alex Smith, but same old stud receiver, with Dwayne Bowe locked up long-term. Alex Smith joined Between the Lines ...

Scott Pioli on Joe Flacco’s Supposed Contract Demands: “He has to get a Few More Pelts on the Wall”

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

During his time as general manager with the Kansas City Chiefs, Scott Pioli did a lot of really good things. That's shown by the handful of Pro Bowlers the Chiefs had this year despite finishing with the worst record in the NFL. However, the two moves Pioli could never get ...

Clark Hunt Says his Call was the First One Andy Reid Took, Also Discusses Need for Better Quarterback Play and the Top Pick

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Clark Hunt has a chance to make a large splash in Kansas City right now, and he's off to a good start this offseason with the hiring of long-time Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid to lead his franchise in 2013 and beyond. Next up: The search for a new ...

Scott Pioli Says Poor Chiefs Start Is On Him: “I Will Get This Corrected”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Kansas City Chiefs are a little bit of a disaster right now, which is why it was odd when reports surfaced last week that general manager Scott Pioli was offered a contract extension. Water has since been thrown on those reports, and now nobody's sure what Pioli's future is ...

Friends Scott Pioli and Thomas Dimitroff See Their Teams Square Off in Week 1

Friday, September 7th, 2012

The friendship between NFL general managers Scott Pioli and Thomas Dimitroff spans back about two decades to when the two were cutting their teeth with the Cleveland Browns. As they put it, Pioli was pushing papers and making coffee and Dimitroff was putting lines on the field. This weekend, the two ...

Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli is Quite Confident in Matt Cassel

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

The Kansas City Chiefs' offseason program is off and running and Matt Cassel is once again the man under center in KC. Considering Cassel's play during his last full season in 2010, that's not overly surprising, especially when you take into account the veteran's longtime relationship with general manager Scott ...

Scott Pioli on Rumors of Chiefs Trading Dwayne Bowe for a Draft Pick: “I will say unequivocally 100% untrue.”

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The NFL draft may have occurred a week ago, but the Kansas City Chiefs are at work addressing more needs on the team. Dallas Clark and O.J. Atogwe made visits to Kansas City this week as Scott Pioli looks to fill the remaining holes left on the team after the ...

Scott Pioli Defends Chiefs Free Agency Acquisitions, Confident In His Approach To Building Chiefs Back Into Perennial, Proud Contenders

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The Kansas City Chiefs kick off their preseason slate against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs may not have had the free agency that some fans or scribes were hoping for or expecting, but Scott Pioli is plenty satisfied with the players the Chiefs ...

Matt Cassel Is Starting to Show Signs That He Can Be Chief of KC

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

After coming over from New England in a trade before last season, Matt Cassel hasn’t shown Chiefs’ fans a lot of promise.  After Tom Brady hurt his knee during the ’08 season, they saw him step up and play incredibly well despite not having started a football game since high ...

Scott Pioli’s Rebuilding Work Continues in Kansas City

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

When Scott Pioli was hired as general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, he new there was plenty of work to be done both on the field and off. The Chiefs were coming off a franchise-worst 2-14 season. Still, the fans of Kansas City remained loyal. That loyalty was somewhat rewarded ...