KANSAS CITY, Mo. Predictably, new Chiefs general manager John Dorsey wasn't about to reveal his plan for the Chiefs' No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft.
But those Chiefs fans clamoring for Dorsey to pick a quarterback with either that first pick or with subsequent picks should know that Dorsey's former team, the Green Bay Packers, weren't shy about selecting quarterbacks.
Dorsey, the former director of college scouting and of football operations for the Packers, was introduced Monday to the Kansas City media at the team's training facility outside of Arrowhead Stadium.
Dorsey insisted he and coach Andy Reid will take the best player available with the team's No. 1 overall pick, a philosophy that the Packers rigidly employed during his nearly 20 years in Green Bay.
We won't just draft out of need, Dorsey said. I'll give you an example. When we drafted Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay, we already had a pretty good quarterback named Brett Favre. ...