Packers executive Eliot Wolf heads to Cleveland Browns

Packers executive Eliot Wolf heads to Cleveland Browns

Packers executive Eliot Wolf heads to Cleveland Browns

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Wolf will receive a four-year contract to work under new Browns GM John Dorsey, also a former Packers executive.

As a part of the team's front office shakeup, the Browns also parted ways with former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson, who had spent the past season as a senior personnel executive in Cleveland. All three have experience working in the personnel department from their time together with Dorsey in Kansas City with the Chiefs.

Wolf is the second Packers executive Dorsey has hired since he became the general manager of the Browns last month. Oddly, that is the title we had assumed was going to Highsmith.

It's a big loss for Green Bay, and potentially another sign that their grip on the NFC North is slipping.

Wolf picked the Browns over offers from the Packers and Oakland Raiders, sources told ESPN.

Finally, Ken Kovash will move into a vice president position in the strategy department after spending the past two years as vice president of player personnel.

The Cleveland Browns continue to revamp their front office, and continue to pluck from the Green Bay Packers.

Highsmith, a former National Football League running back with the Houston Oilers, Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent the last 19 years in the Packers' personnel department. Current Browns general manager worked for Wolf as a scout, and later Director of College Scouting from 1991-1998 for the Packers. After the Browns have compiled a 1-31 record the last two seasons, Dorsey and company are looking to add significant talent to the roster to make sure another miserable season does not happen.

"We're lucky to add Alonzo and Eliot to our personnel staff", Dorsey said in the team's statement on the hires.

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