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Kansas City Radio Host Under Fire For Comment About Andy Reid's Family

A closeup of Andy Reid wearing all Kansas City Chiefs gear.

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 01: Head coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs works the sidelines against the Denver Broncos at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on October 1, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

A radio host is under fire for what can best be described as a distasteful reference to the family life of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid.

Kevin Kietzman, the host of Between The Lines, a radio show on Sportsradio 810 WHB in Kansas City, is facing heavy criticism following his comments on Monday.

The host addressed the idea of Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill potentially returning to the team by the start of the 2019 season, a possibility reported by Yahoo! Sports.

Kietzman seemed to mention the death of Reid's son, Garrett, who died of heroin overdose in 2012, in the segment.

“The thing is, [the Chiefs] probably think [Hill] can fix him, but they thought they could fix him before and they failed. Andy Reid does not have a great record of fixing players. He doesn’t. Discipline is not his thing. It did not work out particularly well in his family life, and that needs to be added to this, as we’re talking about the Chiefs. He wasn’t real great at that either. He’s had a lot of things go bad on him, family and players," he said.

Kietzman addressed the criticism on social media, saying people are misinterpreting what he was saying.

This likely won't be the last we hear of this, that is for sure.