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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

Niners' 'Cowboy' set tone in special season

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 4:11 a.m. ET
Team insiders agree that no Niners player provided a bigger impact both on and off the field this season than 11-year veteran DT Justin Smith.

Thursday practice report for conference championships

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the two conference championship games.

The conference confluence

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk has some thoughts on last weekend's divisional round and picks the winners in this weekend's conference championship games.

Rolle confident in Giants' chances vs. 49ers

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Giants S Antrel Rolle took offense to 49ers TE Vernon Davis' claim that he was rooting for the Giants against the Packers.

Aldon Smith wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
49ers OLB Aldon Smith notched 14 sacks and has been chosen as the top defensive rookie by PFW and Pro Football Writers of America.

49ers' Baalke named Executive of the Year

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Niners GM Trent Baalke considers the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America award for the NFL's top executive a joint effort if there ever was one.

2011 All-NFC team

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The 49ers dominated the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-NFC team with seven players selected, led by ILB Patrick Willis.

The First Fifteen: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm looks ahead to the AFC and NFC championship games and considers the fallout for the losers in the divisional playoff round.

Divisional weekend sets ratings records

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers, Giants, Ravens and Patriots all advanced last weekend in the NFL playoffs, and a record-setting number of Americans saw them do it.

Akers, Lee win PFW's Golden Toe Award

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Niners' record-setting kicking duo of David Akers and Andy Lee has taken advantage of a special bond on the way to winning the 2011 Golden Toe Award.

Davis' 'moment' emblematic of 49ers' amazing season

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Vernon Davis' seven catches for 180 yards and two TDs were big reasons his 49ers prevailed over the Saints in a classic playoff game.

Lessons from San Fran: Giants can win

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
If there's something to be learned from the Giants' 27-20 loss to the 49ers back in Week 10, it's that they can match up and beat them in the rematch.

Jim Harbaugh is Coach of the Year

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Doing what comes naturally, Jim Harbaugh earned Coach of the Year honors with his remarkable resurrection of the Niners.

Shorts and Shells: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.

49ers rally to beat Saints 36-32

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Alex Smith completed a 14-yard TD pass to Vernon Davis with nine seconds left, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.

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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