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Andy Reid Addresses Saturday's Loss, Chiefs' 2017 Season

Reid spoke with the media on Sunday afternoon

The Kansas City Chiefs lost a heartbreaker on Saturday night, falling to the Tennessee Titans in the Wild Card round of the playoffs.

Kansas City won 10 games this season and earned a second-consecutive AFC West title for the first time in franchise history, but the loss brought the Chiefs' season to an end.

"We didn't do as well as we needed to win the game," said Head Coach Andy Reid. "We have to do better and that starts with me. I've got to make sure that my team finishes games when given the opportunity and we didn't do it."

The Chiefs lost despite an electric atmosphere at Arrowhead Stadium, and Reid took the time to thank the fans for their efforts all season long. 

"I do appreciate the fans and all the support they gave us throughout the year and yesterday in particular," Reid said. "They were out there in the cold and cheering us on. Obviously, we're very disappointed in the results of the game."

It's difficult to reflect on a season so soon after it comes to an end, but Reid noted the resolve his team showed despite a four-game losing streak in the middle of the year.

"(They showed some) grit that got them back into the mix," Reid said. "A lot of times when things go south, they go south fast and you never recover. It's happened to a lot of football teams. This group here rallied back through whatever injuries you want to look at and adversity and put together a pretty good season." 

Reid was also asked about any potential changes to the staff or players moving forward. 

"I take a little time to do that and then obviously (General Manager) Brett Veach is a big part of the personnel side of it," Reid noted. "We'll go back through and evaluate everything. I think that's the best way to do it." As usual, we'll keep you updated at all offseason long.

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