After Sunday's 37-10 loss to the New York Jets, the Kansas City Chiefs have fired head coach Todd Haley on Monday morning. The Chiefs are 5-8 this season and have dealt with numerous injuries and lack of offensive ability. The team lost safety Eric Berry and running back Jamaal Charles early in the season while quarterback Matt Cassel struggled in the passing game and had his season ended by a broken hand.
The Chiefs started the season 0-3 before winning four straight games. However, the team then dropped five of its last six games. The Chiefs play the Green Bay Packers, the Oakland Raiders and the Denver Broncos to close out the season.
Haley was the Arizona Cardinals' offensive coordinator in 2008 before he was hired as the Chiefs' head coach in 2009. After a 4-12 season in his first year, Haley saw his Chiefs improve to 10-6 in 2010 and win the AFC West. However, they lost to the Baltimore Ravens, 30-7, in the Wild Card round.
Will former Denver Broncos coach Josh McDaniels emerge as a possible candidate for the vacant position?