Andy Reid turns to a trusted assistant to take over for Doug Pederson
The Kansas City Chiefs will replace and up-and-coming
They’ve tapped longtime Andy Reid aide Brad Childress as their new offensive coordinator. The former Vikings head coach will replace departed assistant Doug Pederson.
The #KCChiefs are installing Brad Childress as offense coordinator with the departure of Doug Pederson. He was a consultant
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 18, 2016
Childress was Reid’s offensive coordinator with the Eagles from 2002-05. His offenses ranked in the top 10 in two of those four seasons.
But despite his allegiances, Childress has occupied a bizarre office with the Chiefs since his arrival in 2013. His official title? "Spread Game Analyst and Special Projects" — the only position of its kind in the NFL.
Now, he’ll accept the special project of keeping Kansas City’s offense in playoff form for next season.