Getty Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Kyle Shurmur (#9).

A former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is losing no time hanging up his cleats for a clipboard within the NFL.

Kyle Shurmur is becoming a member of the Buffalo Bills teaching employees as a defensive high quality coach, in keeping with ESPN’s Area Yates on February 11.

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Shurmur, 25, is the son of former Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur.

Kyle Shurmur entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent quarterback from Vanderbilt in 2019. The primary workforce he signed with was the Chiefs, the place he spent his rookie season on their follow squad. Shurmur joined the Cincinnati Bengals late within the 2021-22 season as a reserve possibility behind Joe Burrow when Brandon Allen was coping with a knee harm, in keeping with the team’s website.

So, Shurmur is becoming a member of the teaching ranks very quickly after sporting the uniform of a workforce competing in Tremendous Bowl LVI.

Shurmur 2nd Andy Reid QB to Earn New NFL Gig

Shurmur joins former Chiefs quarterbacks coach Mike Kafka because the second former quarterback of Andy Reid to tackle a brand new teaching function within the NFL throughout the 2022 hiring cycle.

Kafka was formally named the New York Giants’ offensive coordinator on February 11.

Kafka was a draft choose of the Andy Reid-led Philadelphia Eagles in 2010. He performed in 4 video games as a rookie, finishing 11-of-16 go makes an attempt for 107 yards whereas additionally throwing two interceptions, per Pro Football Reference. Earlier than hanging his cleats up in trade for a clipboard, Kafka hung out with the New England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, and Bengals from 2013-15 following his three-year stint with Reid in Philadelphia.

Beginning as an offensive high quality management coach in 2017, Kafka joined Kansas Metropolis’s teaching employees and labored his approach into roles as a passing recreation coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2020.

As a coach that has held Patrick Mahomes underneath his wing since Mahomes was a rookie, dropping Kafka shall be an enormous loss for the Chiefs. Having a coach in Kafka’s place that has a robust relationship with the workforce’s beginning quarterback is pivotal, making the departure of Kafka important.

This can be the identical motive why Reid saved Kafka round regardless of the Eagles making an attempt to rent him as an offensive coordinator this previous offseason, according to Garafolo. Reid seemingly is aware of the worth Kafka has performed on offense, primarily within the growth of his franchise quarterback.

Kafka was believed to be a candidate for a promotion to coordinator in Kansas Metropolis if Eric Bieniemy took a head teaching job elsewhere, per Tom Pelissero of NFL Media again in November.  Nonetheless, Bieniemy has had a number of interviews throughout the 2022 head teaching cycle within the NFL, however but once more hasn’t been employed. So, Kafka’s subsequent alternative for a promotion is in New York, the place former Payments offensive coordinator Brian Daboll has been employed as the following head coach.

Daboll Pounded Chiefs in Playoffs

When you’re part of Chiefs Kingdom and Brian Daboll’s title sounds acquainted, that’s as a result of he coordinated the high-powered Payments this season. That’s the identical offense that almost beat the Chiefs within the postseason.

Throughout Kansas Metropolis’s 42-36 extra time victory over the Payments within the AFC Divisional Spherical, Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen threw for 329 yards, 4 touchdowns, and had one other 68 yards on the bottom. Allen and the Payments’ offense have been nearly unstoppable in that recreation. Fortunately, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs’ offense have been unstoppable as that recreation progressed, which, paired with a positive coin toss in extra time, obtained them the win.

Fortunately, Daboll’s offensive mindset — which schemed up a Buffalo offense that ranked No. 5 general in yards gained and touchdowns, and No. 3 general in factors scored throughout the common season, per StatMuse — will now be going to the NFC East. The Chiefs simply had the NFC East on their schedule this season, which implies they received’t need to see Daboll and the Giants for 4 years — assuming Daboll retains his job in New York.


Source: Heavy

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