[KC Chiefs.com] The Chiefs finalized their coaching staff today with the hiring of three assistants including former Chiefs’ cornerback and Hall of Famer Emmitt Thomas.
Thomas will coach the Chiefs defensive backs. He spent the previous eight sesons with Atlanta where he most recently served as assistant head coach/secondary. He also served as the Falcons interim head coach for the final three games of the 2007 season.
In addition to Thomas, the Chiefs also hired Bernie Parmalee and Otis Smith.
Parmalee spent the past five seasons at Notre Dame, working as the tight ends coach, and he will hold that same position with the Chiefs. Smith will serve as the Chiefs defensive quality control coach.