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Chiefs hire Packers' director of football operations for GM job


GREEN BAY, Wis. (WKOW) -- The Packers' director of football operations, John Dorsey, has been hired as the Kansas City Chiefs' general manager.

Packers GM Ted Thompson issued the following statement on Monday regarding the news:

"I would like to thank John Dorsey for his 27 years of service to the Green Bay Packers. First as a player, and later as a member of the personnel department, John has been a loyal member of the Packers family and the Green Bay community for more than half of his life. The Chiefs have hired a good man and John has earned this opportunity. We wish John and his family all the best."

Dorsey, 52, has worked for the Packers since 1991 in various roles. He also played linebacker for the Packers from 1984-88.

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