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Bob Sutton named Kansas City Chiefs' new DC

Injured New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington, left,

Injured New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington, left, cheers his teammates on in the fourth quarter as Jets linebackers coach Bob Sutton, right, watches a replay during the Jets 20-17 overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Giants Stadium. (Credit: AP, 2004)

The Kansas City Chiefs officially announced the hiring of Jets assistant head coach/linebackers coach Bob Sutton as their new defensive coordinator.

"Bob is a creative coach that is going to give our defense a variety of looks and packages," recently-hired head coach Andy Reid said, via the team's web site. "He has a lot of experience and is well respected across the league. Bob has a high football IQ and knows how to get the most out of his players."

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