Chiefs pick Crennel as head coach

By the Associated Press | January 9, 2012 | 11:27 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have hired Romeo Crennel as their new head coach.

The team announced the decision Monday. Crennel joined the Chiefs as the defensive coordinator in 2010 after four years as the head coach in Cleveland.

He also served as head coach for the Chiefs the final three games of this season after Todd Haley was fired.