Where will John Dorsey land next? The Kansas City Chiefs former GM had one more year left on his contract so assuming he’s still getting that he could take a year off and still get paid. Not a bad deal. However, that doesn’t seem like something a grinder like Dorsey would want to do.
One potential destination folks have mentioned is going back to Green Bay where he spent a couple decades in the Packers front office. Would the Packers take him back? Team president Mark Murphy was recently asked that.
Last month, one of Thompson’s longtime personnel lieutenants, ex-Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey, was fired by the Chiefs with one year left on his contract. Dorsey would be a logical successor to Thompson but Murphy wouldn’t say whether the team might bring him back now that he’s available.
“I can’t answer that,” Murphy said. Team spokesman Aaron Popkey later clarified that Murphy was unwilling to answer the question because such a hiring would be up to Thompson and thus is an issue for the football department, not business operations.
I don’t know what Dorsey’s contract said so I don’t know if there are any restrictions or limitations on where and when he can work. If and when he gets back to it, Green Bay makes plenty of sense, although that front office is loaded with multiple future GMs in it already. After his success in Kansas City, Dorsey should have his pick of jobs that are available.