Source: Chris Ballard bolts to Chiefs

Updated: May 3, 2013, 6:31 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Bears director of pro scouting Chris Ballard is leaving the team to join the front office of the Kansas City Chiefs, a league source confirmed on Friday.

The new position is a promotion for Ballard, who will oversee the Chiefs' pro and college scouting departments.

Ballard served as the Bears' Southwest area scout for 11 seasons before general manager Phil Emery promoted him to oversee the club's pro personnel department. One of the most respected voices in the ...

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