January 9, 2006 |
The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to introduce Herman Edwards as their new coach at a news conference today, the Kansas City Star reported Sunday. Edwards and the Chiefs had agreed in principle on a four-year contract worth $12 million, according to ESPN.com. Edwards, 51, will receive a raise from the $2 million a year that he was making as the New York Jets' coach, the website reported.
January 5, 2006 |
Herman Edwards is close to becoming the next coach of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs and the New York Jets discussed a compensation package for Edwards on Wednesday, a person close to the situation said. Another person familiar with the negotiations said the talks were nearly completed. Both sources spoke on condition of anonymity. Kansas City would have to give up draft picks to hire Edwards because he has two years left on his Jet contract.
October 26, 2005
'It was kind of funny because when I walked up to him, he kind of smiled at me, shook my hand and said, "You're that guy from the Eagles," giving me a hard time about the fumble.' Herman Edwards, who recalled a time when he met with Wellington Mara during his first year as coach of the New York Jets and was reminded of his game-winning fumble return for a touchdown after a botched handoff by the New York Giants
December 28, 2002 |
A subway Super Bowl? Well, that might be a reach. But, for the first time in 16 years and only the third time in NFL history, the Giants and Jets are both still in the playoff hunt heading into the final weekend of games. If the Giants beat Philadelphia today, they're in. The Jets can win the AFC East if they beat Green Bay on Sunday, and New England beats Miami. "The way we're both playing is getting people excited about the possibilities," Giant General Manager Ernie Accorsi said.
November 12, 2001 |
Herman Edwards knew exactly how he wanted his day to go. He would meet early with his mentor, Dick Vermeil, for an emotional reunion. Then, he would turn the New York Jets' game against Vermeil's Kansas City Chiefs over to his veterans. Edwards' game plan went perfectly. He held his teary meeting with Vermeil nearly two hours before Sunday's kickoff. And his team leaders, particularly Curtis Martin, Wayne Chrebet, James Farrior and Victor Green, took care of the rest in a 27-7 rout.