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Will Andy Reid retire after the Super Bowl? Chiefs coach has ‘decision I’ll need to make’, win or lose

Andy Reid is gearing up for the fourth Super Bowl appearance of his career. It could also potentially be his last.

According to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, Reid is mulling retirement, especially if the Chiefs nab their second title in four years.

“It wasn’t a no,” Glazer said of asking Reid about potentially stepping down. “But he said, ‘Look, I’m not getting any younger, I still have a young quarterback. I have a decision I have to make after this game.'”

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Reid has been a fixture around football circles since the early 1980s and will almost certainly receive a Pro Football Hall of Fame gold jacket one day. However, he’s among the oldest coaches in the NFL and has more than done enough to call it quits, if he so chooses.

It’s worth mentioning that Kansas City CEO and Chairman Clark Hunt rebuffed rumors that Reid could call it a career last week, telling reporters that he believed Reid was “having too much fun coaching the Chiefs right now.”

According to Glazer, Reid is making it his mission to enjoy the journey this time around. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean he certain on his future prospects.

“‘The biggest difference between this Super Bowl for me and the years past, I’m trying to enjoy these,” Reid told Glazer. “‘In the past I would just go business, business and I wouldn’t really look at certain things to enjoy.'”

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Andy Reid age

At 64 years old, Reid is third-oldest head coach in the NFL. He’s been an NFL head coach since 1999 and had already embarked on a 17-year coaching odyssey prior to receiving his first head coaching gig with the Eagles.

The only current coaches older than Reid are Pete Carroll (71) and Bill Belichick (70).

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Andy Reid coaching record

Big Red has put together a glittering record over the course of his lengthy career, going 247-138-1 in 386 games with Kansas City and Philadelphia.

Under Reid’s tutelage, his teams have advanced to conference championships 10 different times. He hopes to add his second bit of Lombardi hardware to his shelf with a Chiefs win on Sunday.


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