Speculation surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs' head coaching vacancy continues in the wake of Todd Haley's dismissal from the club. Rumors persist around several candidates but a Sunday report by Dan Pompei of the National Football Post suggests that interim coach Romeo Crennel may have a leg up on the competition.
People familiar with the inner workings at Arrowhead Stadium believe Romeo Crennel is a serious candidate to be the Chiefs' permanent replacement for Todd Haley. This is why: Crennel has head coaching experience. He can work well with general manager Scott Pioli. Keeping him would mean minimizing change on the coaching staff. And it also would enable the Chiefs to bring in Josh McDaniels as offensive coordinator.
McDaniels has also been rumored to be a favorite to land the job but this would be a way that the Chiefs could land two of their candidates without doing a complete overhaul on their coaching stafff.