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Breaking down ‘Dorsey Bowl 2020’: Keys to victory for Chiefs, Browns

Cleveland visits KC for AFC Divisional game Sunday
Posted at 8:48 PM, Jan 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 21:49:41-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Chiefs general manager, John Dorsey oversaw the drafting of Patrick Mahomes in 2017, who already owns an MVP and Super Bowl MVP in his first two seasons as a starter.

As Browns general manager, Dorsey drafted Baker Mayfield with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

That makes the AFC Divisional game Sunday between the Chiefs and Browns at Arrowhead Stadium something akin to the Dorsey Bowl.

OK, maybe not, but Dorsey, who currently serves as a consultant with the Philadelphia Eagles, probably will be watching the game with quite closely — and for good reason.

41 Action News spoke with with Camryn Justice, who helps cover the Browns as a digital content producer for WEWS-TV in Cleveland, for the other side’s perspective ahead of Sunday’s postseason showdown.

Coming off the franchise’s first playoff win in 26 years, the Browns are riding high, but know quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the reigning champion Chiefs represent the season’s toughest obstacle, according to Justice:

AFC Divisional playoffs: Browns mindset, keys to victory

Tod Palmer, who assists with 41 Action News’ Chiefs coverage on the digital front, also provided some insight about the matchup.

Check that out here:

AFC Divisional playoffs: Chiefs primed, ready to Run It Back

Be sure to listen to Palmer and analyst Nick Jacobs on the weekly “4th & 1” podcast as well.

It’s all just another way we’ve got the Kingdom covered as the official Home of the Chiefs.

Notable John Dorsey draft picks

John Dorsey served as general manager of the Chiefs from January 2013 to June 2017. He was hired as general manager for the Browns in December 2017, where he remained through December 2019.

Here is a breakdown of players drafted under his watch who remain with Kansas City and Cleveland, who play Sunday in the AFC Divisional playoffs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.


YearPos. PlayerRound (Overall)
2013LT Eric Fisher1 (1)
2013TE Travis Kelce3 (63)
2014G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif6 (200)
2016DT Chris Jones2 (37)
2016WR Demarcus Robinson4 (126)
2016WR Tyreek Hill5 (165)
2017QB Patrick Mahomes1 (10)
2017DE Tanoh Kpassagnon2 (59)


YearPos. PlayerRound (Overall)
2018QB Baker Mayfield1 (1)
2018CB Denzel Ward1 (4)
2018RB Nick Chubb2 (35)
2019LB Sione Takitaki3 (80)
2019LB Mack Wilson5 (155)


YearG Zach FultonRound (Overall)
2014DE Dee Ford1 (23)
2014RB De'Anthony Thomas4 (124)
2014G Zach Fulton6 (193)
2015CB Marcus Peters1 (18)
2015C Mitch Morse2 (49)
2015WR Chris Conley3 (76)
2015CB Steven Nelson3 (98)
2017RB Kareem Hunt3 (86)