Chiefs GM search is over: Packers' John Dorsey replaces Scott Pioli
KC Chiefs owner Clark Hunt fired Romeo Crennel on Monday, Dec. 31 and fired Scott Pioli on Friday, Jan. 4. The team announced the addition of John Dorsey as GM on January 13. Stay tuned to this StoryStream for the latest updates, news and rumors on the Chiefs GM search.
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The leadership change is complete. We heard from Andy Reid last week and then on Monday we heard from John Dorsey's the team new GM. Do you approve of the decision to bring Dorsey in from the Green Bay Packers?
The Kansas City Chiefs will formally introduce John Dorsey as the team's sixth general manager in franchise history at a Monday press conference. Dorsey is coming from the Green Bay Packers, where he was the director of football operations.
The Chiefs made it official on Saturday night, announcing John Dorsey as the team's new GM, replacing Scott Pioli. Consider it good news, Chiefs fans, that so many people think this is a great move for the Chiefs and a big loss for the Packers. Here are your reactions to the Chiefs' hiring of John Dorsey.
The rumors were true. The Chiefs officially announced on Saturday night that they have hired John Dorsey as the new general manager. Dorsey comes from the Green Bay Packers where he was the director of football operations.
When the Chiefs hired Andy Reid, it was believed that he would be coming in with full control over the team. He may have full control over the coaching side but as far as personnel is concerned those duties will go to the head GM, the Chiefs said on Monday.
Clark Hunt fired GM Scott Pioli on Friday, almost four years to the day after he hired him. Arrowhead Pride's monthly approval ratings over the last four years help tell the tale of the downfall of Scott Pioli as the GM of the Chiefs.
Now that the Chiefs coaching search has died down it's time to turn to the GM. There are two names which have consistently been brought up -- Packers executive John Dorsey and former Browns GM (and Eagles personnel man) Tom Heckert.
The Kansas City Chiefs made it official on Friday morning and fired GM Scott Pioli. This comes on the heels of reports that the Chiefs are nearing a deal that would make Andy Reid the next head coach. Pioli released a statement after the news came out.
The KC Chiefs coaching search isn't the only thing on Clark Hunt's mind. He needs to hire a GM, too. Rumors around the Chiefs GM search are starting to heat up now that it appears Andy Reid is more than likely the man in Kansas City.
The KC Chiefs coaching search may be winding down with plenty of reporters saying Andy Reid and the Chiefs are nearing a deal. The next step in the process is figuring out which GM he will be paired with -- if it's not Scott Pioli.
KC Chiefs GM Scott Pioli was present for the Chiefs interview of Andy Reid even though Clark Hunt is running the coaching search. If Andy Reid is hired, what would that mean for the future of Pioli? Many people expect it to mean Pioli's on his way out.
Black Monday was a busy one in Kansas City as Chiefs owner Clark Hunt fired Romeo Crennel, retained GM Scott Pioli (for now) and announced that he, not Pioli, would be leading the Chiefs coaching search. The Chiefs are also interviewing two potential head coaches in Atlanta. For those who missed it all, let's dive right in...