Over the last couple of seasons, Chiefs OC Eric Bieniemy has been one of the top head coaching candidates in the NFL.
Despite interviewing with seven teams over the last two coaching cycles, Bieniemy has not emerged as a leading candidate for those teams.
In a recent interview with Steve Wyche on NFL Total Access, Bieniemy asserted his appreciation of his current situation, and his patience in his wait for a head coaching job.
“I get an opportunity to work with coach Andy Reid, [general manager] Brett Veach, Mark Donovan our president and then our owner Clark Hunt. I have nothing to worry about,” Bieniemy said. “In order to get a job, you gotta make sure you’re doing your job. So, I’m blessed and fortunate to be in the situation that I’m in.”
“So, being patient, I have no problem with that. The only thing I know how to do is keep chopping wood. And everything will work out for the best when it’s all said and done.”
Bieniemy’s name popped up in Colorado’s search for a new head coach at the college level this past February, but Bieniemy ultimately pulled himself from consideration.
Once again, Bieniemy appears set to be a leading candidate for a head coaching job in 2021. In the meantime, Bieniemy and the Chiefs look to run it back in 2020.