Kansas City Chiefs: How Andy Reid Rebuilt A Franchise

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports /
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Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry
Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports /

Kansas City Chiefs 2016 Season: Super Bowl Expectations

It has been over a decade since anyone thought the Kansas City Chiefs had a real shot at a Super Bowl victory. However, that was the buzz around Chiefs Kingdom this preseason. Even with Jamaal Charles and Justin Houston set to miss an extended amount of time, Chiefs fans were beyond excited for this team.

The Chiefs now sit in position to make a run at the Super Bowl. Kansas City is in the postseason again, and that is the first step towards a Lombardi Trophy. However, the road to this point has been very up and down for the fan base. Chiefs fans were riding high on a win streak that saw Oakland, Denver, and Atlanta all go down to a visiting KC squad.  Yet the fan base was near depression after losses to Tampa Bay and Tennessee.

The Chiefs are set to write the next chapter in franchise history. Regardless of what happens in the postseason this year, Andy Reid has taken another step towards bringing back the Kansas City Chiefs. Apart from anything else, KC is now a team that has to be taken seriously by everyone. They have even become a popular pick as the “only threat to the Patriots”. Apart from a catch headline, that is some high praise from the sports media world.

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The Kansas City Chiefs are again relevant, and it is thanks to head coach Andy Reid. He has rebuilt this team into an organization that commands the respect of their opponents. As long as Reid is in town, Chiefs fans should expect this team to be competitive. Not just for the playoffs, but for the whole thing. There is no reason to not be excited about a possible Super Bowl championship in the near future.