As the players assembled at Arrowhead Stadium for end of the season physicals and to clean out the lockers, they were met by Chiefs Chairman Clark Hunt and Romeo Crennel who told the players that Crennel would not be coming back.

AUDIO OL Eric Winston (3:00)

AUDIO DL Shaun Smith (1:50)

AUDIO CB Brandon Flowers (2:00)

AUDIO OL Branden Albert (2:30)

In other Chiefs news, veteran offensive lineman Ryan Lilja announced his retirement.  He said he’s known for about a year that this would be his final.  He talked about hitting a wall and he wanted to be at peace with his decision. 

AUDIO Ryan Lilja on his retirement

Chiefs play by play guy Mitch Holthus sits down with Hunt one on one to talk about the day.