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Chiefs reportedly will hire LB coach Sutton

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 Star is reporting the Chiefs have hired Jets linebackers coach Bob Sutton. 

The Chiefs recently asked, and received, permission to interview the 61-year-old Sutton, who has spent the past 13 seasons as the Jets' linebackers coach. Prior to that, he was the team's defensive coordinator from 2006-2008.

The Chiefs hired former Eagles coach Andy Reid.

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