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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

49ers add assistant coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers named Tracy Smith as special-teams assistant coach on Friday.

49ers made right move committing to McDonald

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
While the 49ers were praised more for their additions last offseason via the draft and free agency, as key a move as any was the decision to re-sign DE Ray McDonald.

Former WR Solomon dies

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Former 49ers and Dolphins WR Freddie Solomon died Monday after a nine-month battle with cancer. He was 59.

Report: 49ers deny Bucs request to interview Donatell

Posted Feb. 11, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The 49ers reportedly denied the Buccaneers' request to interview secondary coach Ed Donatell for their defensive coordinator opening.

49ers extend GM Baalke's contract

Posted Feb. 10, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The 49ers have extended the contract of general manager Trent Baalke through 2016 and promoted Gideon Yu to team president and co-owner.

Niners need a major boost at wide receiver

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
If there was any doubt that the Niners' biggest need is help at receiver, it was eliminated after the vanishing act turned in by their wideouts in the playoff loss to the Giants.

NFL approves loan for 49ers stadium

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The NFL has approved $200 million in funding for a new stadium for the 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif.

49ers LB Smith booked for DUI

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Following a stellar rookie campaign, 49ers LB Aldon Smith got into trouble with the law Saturday, as jail records show he was booked for driving under the influence.

NFL: NY players didn't hit Williams illegally

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
The NFL said there were no illegal hits by the Giants on 49ers return man Kyle Williams during the NFC championship game.

Reflecting on conference title-game goats

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders whether Ravens PK Billy Cundiff or 49ers PR Kyle Williams will ever live down their gaffes that cost their teams a possible trip to the Super Bowl.

Shorts and Shells: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 4:06 a.m. ET
Joe Flacco stood tall in the Ravens' AFC title-game loss; special teams are the difference in Niners-Giants; Vince Wilfork's monster game; and more.

Giants top 49ers in OT to reach Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Eli Manning took a beating but stood in there and made plays to lead the Giants back to the Super Bowl with a hard-fought 20-17 overtime victory over the 49ers.

Ginn among Giants-49ers inactives

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Giants and 49ers have announced their inactives for the NFC Championship game.

Championship live fantasy updates

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The latest injury news and fantasy updates for championship weekend.   

49ers' road to NFC title game

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
As San Francisco prepares for its rematch with the Giants, PFW takes a look back at how the Niners ended up in the NFC championship game by looking at their week-by-week results.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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