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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

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Defense, special teams carry 49ers over Seahawks

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
David Akers kicked four field goals and the 49ers held on for a 19-17 victory over the Seahawks on Saturday.

49ers PK Akers sets field-goal record

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
David Akers made his 41st field goal of the season in Week 16, setting an NFL single-season record.

New deal for 49ers QB Smith could be coming soon

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
It appears 49ers QB Alex Smith has done more than enough this season to earn a new contract in the not-too-distant future.

Utility: Still in dark over Candlestick blackout

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
California utility companies still seeking answers to embarrassing Monday-night Candlestick Park blackouts.

The First Fifteen: Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Previewing the early story lines including Giants-Jets, Eagles-Cowboys, Saints-Falcons and the rest of the key Week 16 matchups.

Playoff scenarios for Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Four AFC teams have clinched playoffs berths and three NFC teams have done the same.

49ers beat Big Ben, Steelers 20-3

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. ET
San Francisco rode its top-ranked run defense to beat Pittsburgh and its ailing QB, Ben Roethlisberger, 20-3 on Monday night.

Power outages result in Steelers-49ers delays

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
A power outage at Candlestick Park interrupted the second quarter of the Pittsburgh-San Francisco "Monday Night Football" game, after an earlier outage had delayed the kickoff.

Injury report for Steelers-49ers MNF game

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 3:59 a.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 15 Monday-night game, Pittsburgh at San Francisco, showing the status of each injured player.

Boone shapes up as solid keeper for Niners

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
While deemed worthy of a recent contract extension through 2015, OL Alex Boone is not considered a core player. "But he's a definite keeper," one team insider said.

NFL upholds Harrison's suspension

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The NFL upheld its one-game suspension on Steelers OLB James Harrison, league spokesman Greg Aiello announced Friday.

Jed York behind 49ers' resurgence

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh has turned the 49ers around, but he wouldn't even have been with the team but for the foresight and determination of team CEO Jed York.

The First Fifteen: Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week 15 — including Tim Tebow vs. Tom Brady — which couldn't possibly be as crazy as Week 14, could it?

Playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Patriots, Ravens and Steelers are among the teams looking to clinch playoff spots this weekend.

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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