Andy Reid confirms he’ll be back with Chiefs in 2024 after Super Bowl win and hasn’t ‘thought’ about retiring


Despite the regular season’s offensive struggles and despite a 3-5 stretch that included a Christmas Day loss at home to the Las Vegas Raiders, the Kansas City Chiefs repeated as Super Bowl champions this year, beating the San Francisco 49ers in overtime 25. -22.

There had been speculation that Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, who turns 66 in March, might hang up the clipboard after his third Super Bowl victory, but he confirmed during his press conference in Monday that he was not leaving yet.

“I didn’t even think about it [retirement]”Reid said, via ESPN. “People keep asking me that. I haven’t really been there. I haven’t really thought about it.”

Reid had said the week before Super Bowl LVIII that he would know when it was time to retire, and that it just wasn’t the time right now.

“My mom and dad told me that when they were working,” Reid said via ESPN. “They said, ‘You’ll know when it’s time,’ and I’m ready to go now. Let’s go.

“That’s what people told me when I was young. I was a curious child and that’s what I look like [at it]. Somehow you will know when it is time. Today is not the day.

During Super Bowl week on Thursday, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes addressed speculation about Reid, saying he was “very questionable.” Reid calls it a career.

“He enjoys it every day. He loves it. And he comes to work every day. So that would surprise me a lot and I have no idea.”

Who wants to walk away from football when you have players like Mahomes and Travis Kelce to go along with what was the No. 2 defense in the NFL last season? On Sunday, Reid joined Bill Belichick, Don Shula and Tom Landry as the only head coaches to appear in at least five Super Bowls. Reid’s third Super Bowl title put him in an exclusive club with Belichick, Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh and Joe Gibbs.

Reid has won eight straight AFC West titles and has 25 playoff victories, which ranks second behind Belichick’s 31. He is the only head coach in NFL history to win 100 games with two different franchises and 10 playoff games with two different franchises. It’s an incredible resume, but he’s not done yet.


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