Chiefs fire GM Scott Pioli


Add another name to the list of fired NFL GM’s. Kansas City Chiefs released a statement announcing they’ve fired General Manager Scott Pioli.

“After several productive conversations, we made the difficult decision to part ways with Scott Pioli and allow him to pursue other opportunities,” Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “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.

“I know that this was a difficult decision for Scott as well. He has a great deal of appreciation for the history of this franchise, for our players, coaches and employees, and especially our great fans…

Piloli was hired in 2009. During his four seasons with the club, the Chiefs won their first division title since ’03 and on the individual front, Pioli won the 2010 NFL Executive of the year.