NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Kansas City Chiefs by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (32)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 32) - Long way from 65 Toss Power Trap.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 31) - Romeo Crennel is no longer defensive coordinator. How long will he be head coach?
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 32)
Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 32) - Romeo whacks Routt and then relinquishes his play calling duties ... What's next?
Bob Glauber (Newsday, 32) - Romeo Crennel gives up his defensive coordinator duties and appoints Gary Gibbs. Next up: Ben Roethlisberger's Steelers on the road. Good luck with that.
Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 32) - The Chiefs have committed a staggering 29 turnovers - 10 more than anyone else this season.
Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 32) - I feel for new defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs. He's the guy who suffers the vengeance of Pittsburgh's Todd Haley this weekend.
Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 32) - The housecleaning in Arrowhead won't be a pretty sight.
Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com, 32) - Romeo Crennel told me he stepped down as defensive coordinator to be more visible to the offense and special teams. At this point, the Chiefs need to try anything to turn their fortunes around. Right now they are headed to the first pick in the draft, which isn't all bad.
John Lynch (Fox Sports, 32) - A week later, the Chiefs are still not good!
Alex Marvez (Foxsports.com, 32) - Head coach Romeo Crennel fired himself as defensive coordinator on Monday. Crennel's outright firing will be next barring a drastic turnaround in the second half of the season.
Dan Pompei (Chicago Tribune, 31) - In eight games, they have not led their opponent during regulation a single time. You think Todd Haley is licking his chops?