Andy Reid Quotes

Andrew Walter Reid (born March 19, 1958) is an American football coach who is the current head coach for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Reid was previously the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a position he held from 1999 to 2012. From 2001 to 2012, he was also the Eagles' executive vice president of football operations, effectively making him the team's general manager. He led the Eagles to five National Football Conference (NFC) championship games, including four consecutive appearances from 2001-2004, and one Super Bowl appearance in 2004. Reid was fired by Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie following the 2012 season and reached an agreement to become the head coach of the Chiefs five days later. Reid played college football at Brigham Young University

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Respecting people is an important part of life, whether it's the person doing janitorial work or the person above you. It doesn't matter who you are: I'm going to respect you.

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The NFL is a unique work place. There are no secrets anymore. Technology has taken over, and secrets are exposed. People are going to know what you're all about. You have to make sure you have real honesty in the work place, or you're going to be exposed.

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“We liked him as a defensive end coming out. He played linebacker in Pittsburgh and we asked him if he was interested in putting his hand down and playing defensive end again and he liked that. We thought he was a heck of a player coming out of Florida State.”

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“You look at their attitude at that first minicamp and they came back charged up for that,”

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“We utilized him in training camp. We have to make sure that most of his concentration is on the tight end spot. But he is a guy we could use to get us through a game at fullback.”

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“When you deal with that area, you have to take all the precautionary measures.”

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“It was an opportunity to see the young guys perform. But I wasn't very happy with the performance. It wasn't very good.”

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“He hung in there against some adverse conditions, in a loud place and hostile territory and all of those things. He hung in there and did a heck of a job.”

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“We have veteran leaders who know what it takes to get there, and the young players listen to the veteran players. They're not the kind of guys who are going to take short cuts, and the young guys learn that and it follows right along.”

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“I like T.O., ... I've enjoyed having him here . . . T.O., he's a very visible guy and a great player. Those things happen. That comes with the territory.”

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“It looked like he was the one guy that they didn't account for.”

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“The thing that he gives you is that he's a big, physical kid. He gives you a little bit at the line of scrimmage for the run game. And he's adequate [as a receiver] at the short to intermediate area. He knows how to work in space and he catches the ball pretty well. He's improving.”

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“I didn't know I was being criticized.”

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“We appreciate all that Corey has done for this organization over the last five years. With the great amount of depth and talent we have along the defensive line, we chose to give Corey and opportunity to sign with another team.”

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“I've said that from the beginning. Both of them are good people.”

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