[Kansas City.com] Scott Pioli is out after four seasons as Chiefs general manager.
The move clears the way for the Chiefs to hire Andy Reid as their head coach. Reid will likely bring a general manager of his choosing, perhaps Tom Heckert, who formerly worked with Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles.
“After several productive conversations, we made the difficult decision to part ways with Scott Pioli and allow him to pursue other opportunities,” Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said in a statement released by the team. “Scott has been an invaluable member of the Chiefs family since joining us in 2009, and we sincerely appreciate his tremendous contributions over the last four years.”