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In decision that could define career, Chiefs’ Andy Reid stakes legacy on trust and past

Hazy as this seems now, a decade ago, Steve Spagnuolo was among the most coveted commodities in NFL coaching. So much so that he initially seemed beyond the St. Louis Rams’ price range for their vacant head coaching job.

And this was back when you could still assume that trying to win, elusive as it was, was meaningful to the organization across the state. Back before Stan Kroenke took full ownership and dedicated his energy and resources to his covert and treacherous scheme to return the franchise to Los Angeles — where three years after the maneuvering the Rams are suddenly a Super Bowl team after failing to make the playoffs in their last 11 seasons in St.