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Dorsey expects offseason gambles to pay off


Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Donnie Avery, left, battles with defensive back Jalil Brown during NFL training camp on Saturday in St. Joseph, Mo.

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — John Dorsey considers himself conservative by nature. He’s willing to take a few calculated gambles, sure, but he doesn’t like risks. He’d rather put his money on the sure thing.
It’s a philosophy that served him well during his time in Green Bay, where he helped piece together draft classes that consistently kept the Packers in playoff contention. It’s an approach that he intends to follow now that he’s the general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, too.
After inheriting a downtrodden franchise that finished 2-14 last season, Dorsey set about ...

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