John Dorsey had a vision for what the Kansas City Chiefs should look like when the longtime Packers personnel man was hired as their general manager in January.
After nearly 50 roster moves and a month of offseason workouts under new coach Andy Reid, all designed to change the culture of a 2-14 franchise, that vision is slowly becoming a reality.
With a new quarterback in Alex Smith, long-term contracts for several key players, improved depth across the board and an upbeat attitude at the team's practice facility for the first time in years, the Chiefs headed into summer break on Thursday brimming with optimism.
''What I'm proud of is we got here January 13, we created a plan with regards to the immediate team - free agency, the draft, how to create competitive depth on the roster - and I think we've done a pretty good job with that,'' Dorsey said in an interview with The Associated Press.
''Are there still holes to fill? Yeah,'' Dorsey said. ''Have we made a lot of moves? Yeah....