After two reports that Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Bill Muir would retire (and one denial from the coach), the team confirmed that the 69-year old would indeed be stepping away from the game.
In a press release, the team said new head coach Romeo Crennel wanted Muir to stay, but that he decided it was time to go.
“It has been an honor to be a part of this great league for so long,” Muir said. “Over the years I’ve made a lot of great friends and worked with many talented players and coaches. This was a personal decision for me, the timing was right. The Chiefs are in great hands with Romeo and Scott and I wish them nothing but the best.”
If he did return for another season in Kansas City, Muir would have moved from offensive coordinator back to offensive line coach. That means the Chiefs search for a coordinator isn’t changed by Muir’s retirement.