Dorsey’s new job in Detroit marks his first mutually since parting methods with the Browns following the group’s 2019 season. Having additionally beforehand served as the overall supervisor of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (2013-2016), Dorsey arrived in Cleveland close to the tip of the 2017 season following the firing of Sashi Brown.
Taking up a group that had simply accomplished the second 0-16 season in NFL historical past however was additionally stockpiled with property and cap area, Dorsey offered a direct inflow of expertise to the Browns’ roster. Over the course of his two years in Cleveland, the previous Inexperienced Bay Packers linebacker acquired gamers together with Jarvis Landry, Baker Mayfield, Denzel Ward, Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt and Odell Beckham Jr. through commerce, the draft and free company.
However for as many hits as Dorsey had in buying gamers, he additionally had his justifiable share of misses, routinely taking his probabilities with gamers who had change into accessible or fallen within the draft attributable to character issues. Moreover, Dorsey was answerable for hiring head coach Freddie Kitchens, who was fired after main the Browns to a disappointing 6-10 document in his lone season within the place in 2019.
Shortly after Kitchens’ departure, the Browns and Dorsey mutually parted methods. In his place, Cleveland employed Andrew Berry as its new normal supervisor with the Browns amassed an 11-5 document en path to incomes their first postseason look since 2002 in 2020.