Browns to name Wolf as assistant GM

Browns to name Wolf as assistant GM

With two first-round picks and a pair of second-rounders, Dorsey and Wolf have the chance to make an immediate impact on a winless, uber-young roster previously overseen by the fired Sashi Brown.

Ron Wolf and his son Eliot pose with Wolf's bust during the NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on August 8, 2015 in Canton, Ohio. Wolf will serve as the team's assistant general manager, while Highsmith has been named the vice president of player personnel.

"Eliot has been a fine executive in this league for some time now". And it possesses plenty of Green Bay flavor. When it does, we'll find out about VP of Player Personnel Andrew Berry's role in the organization and maybe even get more detail on the future of Chief Strategy Officer Paul DePodesta. He has worked in the Packers front office for 19 seasons, including 13 years in the Packers college scouting staff, working for Dorsey. And the Pack didn't have to look far when it came to Thompson's successor.

Cleveland.com sports columnist Doug Lesmerises thinks it tells us something we should've already known - that the front office is the best-functioning part of the Browns power structure. With everyone in the front office bringing successful experience and a unified message into the building, Jackson will need to get on board and quick. The transaction was announced Wednesday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst. Per previous reports, former Bengals offensive coordinator Ken Zampese is also scheduled to interview this week, though not necessarily for the coordinator's spot. The 44-year-old will take over the role for Ted Thompson, who will remain as senior advisor to football operations with the Packers.

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