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Chiefs tap John Dorsey as new GM

Jan. 14, 2013 at 7:28 PM   |   Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Former Green Bay Packers executive John Dorsey is the new general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, the team announced Monday.

Dorsey, who was the Packers' director of college scouting for 12 years, becomes the sixth GM in Chiefs history, replacing the fired Scott Pioli.

Dorsey's hiring comes 10 days after the team tapped former Philadelphia Eagles head Coach Andy Reid to replace Romeo Crennel as Kansas City's on-field boss.

"The Chiefs are a remarkable franchise with a great fan base, and I'm excited to join the team and community," Dorsey, 52, said in a statement. "I want to thank (team owner) Clark (Hunt) and the entire Hunt family for the chance to help lead this franchise.

"I'm looking forward to working with Coach Reid to put together a product that Chiefs fans can be proud of for years to come."

The housecleaning came after the Chiefs sank to a 2-14 mark in 2012, matching the worst record in franchise history, and were rocked by a Dec. 1 murder-suicide involving linebacker Jovan Belcher.

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