Sam Mellinger: A working theory on why Chiefs and GM John Dorsey are ‘parting ways’

Firing widely respected general manager John Dorsey is not the Chiefs-iest move imaginable merely because of the bizarre decision and horrific timing: five weeks after letting a top assistant take another GM job, two months after the NFL Draft, and five months after the end of the season. It’s also because of the radio silence about what really happened from Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt and others. But, piecing together conversations with people in and out of the organization, plus some prior knowledge, here is some more background on why Dorsey is out.

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Red Zone Live: Terez Paylor reports on John Dorsey's exit and answers fan questions

Terez Paylor, the Star's Chiefs beat reporter, discussed the ouster of general manager John Dorsey and answered questions during a Facebook Live broadcast on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The audio begins working at the 1:30 mark.
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Red Zone Live: Terez Paylor reports on John Dorsey's exit and answers fan questions 33:53

Red Zone Live: Terez Paylor reports on John Dorsey's exit and answers fan questions

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Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle and David Koechner kick off Big Slick Weekend

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This message was left on the voicemail of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

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