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Glenn Dorsey

Glenn Dorsey - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 297 lbs.
Birthday 08/01/1985
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College LSU
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 5th pick by Chiefs

Report: WR Moss to work out in San Francisco

Posted March 11, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
After an impressive showing in the Big Easy, Randy Moss is heading to San Francisco to work out for the 49ers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Niners re-sign DT Tukuafu

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The 49ers have signed DT Will Tukuafu to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.

Report: QB Smith, 49ers differ on new contract terms

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
QB Alex Smith and the 49ers differ on the length of a new deal and the amount of guaranteed money, the Sacramento Bee is reporting.

Handicapping the odds for Manning's next team

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The question on everyone's mind: Where will Peyton Manning sign?

Former 49ers lineman Lakes dies at age 72

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
The 49ers say former DL Roland Lakes has died. He was 72. The team said Lakes died Monday.

Judge tosses challenge to 49ers stadium deal

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
A judge says the issue of building a stadium for the 49ers cannot go before Santa Clara voters a second time.

Free-agent scouting report: 49ers CB Carlos Rogers

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
49ers CB Carlos Rogers jump-started his career in 2011. We take a closer look at one of the top prospective UFA cornerbacks.  

49ers apply franchise tag to S Goldson

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on S Dashon Goldson, the team announced Friday.

49ers raise eyebrows with Brooks re-signing

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
Not too many, if any, team insiders would have predicted that OLB Ahmad Brooks would end up being the team's first unrestricted free agent to re-sign.

49ers, OLB Brooks reach six-year extension

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
OLB Ahmad Brooks, who started all 16 games for the 49ers last season, agreed to a six-year extension with the team.

49ers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ noon ET
Can Alex Smith improve in 2012 for fantasy owners? Just one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the 49ers this offseason.

Free-agent scouting report: 49ers QB Alex Smith

Posted Feb. 27, 2012 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Coming off by far the best season of his seven-year career, all signs point toward Alex Smith remaining the 49ers' starting quarterback.  

49ers re-sign S Spillman

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The 49ers have re-signed S C.J. Spillman to a three-year contract, locking up one of their top special-teams players.

Niners GM Baalke focused on business as usual

Posted Feb. 23, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
It should come as no surprise that Niners GM Trent Baalke is intent on using the same front-office approach that worked so well a year ago at this time.

NFC West catchphrase: Show me the WRs

Posted Feb. 21, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
All four NFC West teams need to upgrade at WR, and there are several talented UFAs who could help, including the Saints' Marques Colston.


Posted Sept. 30, 2012
The Kansas City Chiefs have placed Dorsey on injured reserve with a calf injury and added defensive back Neiko Thorpe to the 53-man roster||||||| Dorsey played in just four games this season. He injured his left calf in practice in September and missed four games, then injured his right calf during a 31-13 loss to the Chargers on Nov. 1. The former first-round draft pick finishes the season with seven tackles and no sacks.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Dorsey sat out for the third straight practice Monday.||||||| Dorsey was carted off the field last Thursday with an undisclosed injury.
Posted Dec. 13, 2009
Dorsey has limped to the locker room just before halftime against the Buffalo Bills.||||||| Dorsey hobbled off the field late in the second quarter with a knee injury and headed inside after trying to walk it off. His return was questionable.
Posted Aug. 04, 2008
The Chiefs say rookie defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey should miss about a week after spraining his left knee in practice during the weekend.||||||| An MRI exam showed no additional damage, the Chiefs said Monday at training camp in River Falls, Wis. Dorsey was the fifth overall pick in the draft. The former LSU star signed a $51 million, five-year deal last month. He was hurt when he collided with another lineman during practice. Dorsey is considered vital to rebuilding the defensive line after the departure of Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen to Minnesota.
Posted July 26, 2008
First-round draft pick Glenn Dorsey has agreed to contract terms with the Kansas City Chiefs and was expected at Saturday afternoon's practice.||||||| Dorsey, the fifth overall choice in the 2008 draft, agreed to a five-year deal with an option for a sixth year, Chiefs president Carl Peterson said on Saturday. The Chiefs have agreed to terms with 11 of their 12 draft picks. Still unsigned is tight end Michael Merritt, a seventh-round selection out of Central Florida.