The Kansas City Kansas City News reports that Kansas City head coach Kellens Moore will take over the role of the Chiefs offensive assistant coaching staff as soon as next week.
Moore is currently the quarterbacks coach for the Cleveland Browns.
Kansas City is the first team to hire a new offensive assistant coach.
He is the fourth offensive assistant to take the head coaching job in Kansas City history.
The Kansas City Chronicle reports that Moore will serve as the Chiefs Offensive Coordinator from a full-time position as well as the team’s quarterbacks coach.
The Chiefs offense will be led by former NFL quarterback Brett Hundley.
Moore will become the third head coach in Chiefs history to be an offensive coordinator.
He also served as the offensive coordinator for the Green Bay Packers from 2005-2008.
Moore had a hand in the drafting of Hundleys offensive line and drafting of the wide receivers.
The Chiefs coaching staff was expected to be the biggest question mark heading into the draft.
The team’s draft pick at the time, tight end Tyler Kroft, is in the midst of a three-year contract extension.
The Kansas Chiefs have had some rough stretches in recent years, but they’ve managed to build the most consistent offense in the league and remain in the top five in points per game, scoring offense, and yards per play.
The addition of Moore will be a boost for the Chiefs offense, but it will be his first time as a head coach.
In a recent interview with CBSSports.com, Moore was asked about his new job, and he answered by saying he wants to “win.”
He continued, “You’ve got to get the best out of your guys.
That’s the thing.
We all know the type of people we’ve got here, but I think the one thing that comes with that job is you’ve got a responsibility to the team.
I don’t want to go to a place where the players don’t know how much it means to me, to the coaching staff.
I want to win.
I really want to.
That is the thing I want, and I will always have.”
Moore will have his work cut out for him, but he is well aware of his task.
In his first year in Kansas, the Chiefs finished 4-12.
The offense struggled to move the ball, but the defense held the Chiefs to under 300 yards of total offense.
That unit ranked second in the NFL last season and is expected to get even better under Moore.