The Chiefs reached agreement with Brian Daboll on Monday as the team’s offensive coordinator, making official a union that emerged Friday night as a likely scenario.
“Brian is a fine football coach and offensive mind,” said Head Coach Romeo Crennel. “I worked with him when he was a young coach in New England and I am proud of the way his career has developed. We had a very thorough process for this position and it was clear to me that Brian was the right choice. He was coveted by multiple teams and I am glad he will be joining our staff.”
“This is a great opportunity,” Daboll said. “After meeting with Romeo, it was clear to me Kansas City was a good fit. I have a lot of respect for Romeo and a strong appreciation for the Kansas City Chiefs franchise. Romeo and I have similar ideas on the direction of the program and we have a good core group of players to get started with. I’m ready to get in as soon as possible and start working to be a part of something special.”
Daboll was Miami’s coordinator last year, but the Dolphins opted not to retain the 36-year-old after Joe Philbin replaced Tony Sparano as the team’s head coach. Daboll also coordinated Cleveland’s offense from 2009-10. He was an assistant with the Patriots for seven seasons and was with the team for its three Super Bowl championships in the last decade.