December 21, 2014

Dorsey introduced as Chiefs GM (AUDIO)

January 14, 2013  By  Missourinet.com
The Kansas City Chiefs introduced John Dorsey as the team’s new general manager on Monday. Prior to joining the Chiefs, Dorsey most recently served as the director – football operations for the Green Bay Packers (2012), which came after 12 years as the team’s director of college scouting (2000-11).

Dorsey and Chiefs head coach Andy Reid worked together for the Packers, where Reid served as the tight ends/assistant offensive line coach (1992-96) prior to working with their quarterbacks (1997-98)

“I’m happy to be back working with John again,” Reid said. “I’ve known John for a long time, and I have a lot of respect for him. He is a talented individual with a strong work ethic. He will be a great addition to the Chiefs organization.”

Want to understand just how good of a hire this is for the Chiefs. Here are 10 players drafted by the Packers during Dorsey’s role as director of college scouting in Green Bay.

James Starks-RB (2010, 6th Round-193rd pick) B.J. Raji-NT (2009, 1st Round-9th pick) Clay Matthews-LB (2009, 1st Round-26th pick) Jordy Nelson-WR (2008, 2nd Round-36th pick) Jermichael Finley-TE (2008, 3rd Round-91st pick) Matt Flynn-QB (2008, 7th Round-209th pick) James Jones-WR (2007, 3rd Round-78th pick) A.J. Hawk-OLB (2006, 1st Round-5th pick) Greg Jennings-WR (2006, 2nd Round-52nd pick) Aaron Rodgers-QB (2005, 1st Roud-24th pick and SB XLV/NFL MVP in 2011)

AUDIO: Dorsey has witnessed the value of Coach & GM working together :26

AUDIO: Dorsey wants to be a consistent winner :23

AUDIO: Dorsey on the philosophy of taking the best available player :21