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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 off to best start in nine years with 48-3 win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw two of his three touchdown passes to Vernon Davis, Frank Gore ran for a score in his second straight 100-yard rushing game and the 49ers beat the Buccaneers 48-3.

So far, so good

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
49ers new head coach Jim Harbaugh has shown some flaws, but overall he has earned passing marks in the season's first month.

49ers place DL Tukuafu on I.R.

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed DL Will Tukuafu on injured reserve and promoted rookie S Colin Jones from the practice squad, the team announced Tuesday.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Now we know contenders, pretenders

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Week Four confirmed much of what we had suspected, including that the Lions are for real and Calvin Johnson is the NFL's most dominant player.

Niners rally past Eagles

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Frank Gore's 12-yard run capped a second-half comeback, lifting the 49ers past the Eagles 24-23 on Sunday.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Hunter's TD pushes 49ers past Bengals

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Kendall Hunter ran 7 yards for the game's only touchdown with 3:59 to go Sunday, rallying the 49ers to a 13-8 victory in front of the Bengals' smallest crowd for a home opener in 30 years.

Playoff football a distant memory for these teams

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 3:16 a.m. ET
Teams with the longest current playoff droughts include the Bills, whose last postseason action, in the '99 season, was ended by the "Music City Miracle."

Edwards out following knee surgery

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
49ers WR Braylon Edwards is out for an unspecified time period following knee surgery, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday.

Romo plays through fractured rib, brings Cowboys back for OT win

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Tony Romo played through a fractured rib to rally the Cowboys back for a 27-24 overtime win over the 49ers.

Fresher Haralson off to fast start for Niners

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 10:31 p.m. ET
With lots of help from Justin Smith and Ray McDonald, his good friends on the Niners' defensive line, OLB Parys Haralson is off to a great start this season.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Brian Urlacher and Ted Ginn, Jr. as its Players of the Week.

Harbaugh wins 49ers debut

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in a minute's span, as the 49ers gave Jim Harbaugh a 33-17 victory over the Seahawks in his NFL debut.

NFL fines 49ers WR Edwards $50,000

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined 49ers WR Braylon Edwards $50,000 for his DWI charge from 2010, but he avoided a suspension.

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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