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Watchmaker offering a timepiece to Chiefs coach Andy Reid

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid. jledford@kcstar.com

Despite Sam Mellinger’s plea to let it go, here is one last, final, concluding item about the Chiefs’ clock-management woes in last Saturday’s playoff loss at New England.

The watchmaker Casio told TMZ that it is offering to give Chiefs coach Andy Reid a new watch.

“We, at Casio, couldn’t help but notice how crucial time management is during the intense fourth quarter of a NFL playoff game, and with that said we would like to offer you our brand new G-SHOCK GA201RD-4A timepiece.

“We feel the stopwatch feature, countdown timer and digital watch face will be extremely beneficial for you and your staff during practices and games.”

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Shameless plug for one of Casio’s timepieces? Sure.

But Casio gets credit for recognizing what people are talking about. And it could be Casio’s best free advertising since this:

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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