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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

Brains of Perry, Johnson to be examined

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Joe "the Jet" Perry and John Henry Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Famers and two members of the 49ers' "Million Dollar Backfield" who died this year, will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University, the San Francisco Chronicle ...

Lockout limbo: 49ers report

Posted June 05, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the 49ers.  

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

49ers' Harbaugh told to stop talking about Smith

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The lockout is preventing NFL coaches from meeting with their players and talking with free agents. For one coach, even talking about free agents has been outlawed.

Kaepernick throws passes at 49ers' player-organized workouts

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers' QB of the future, Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round selection in April's draft, threw passes at player-organized workouts Friday, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Make way for the Harbaugh Express

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
After initially picking the Rams to win the NFC West in 2011, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has had a change of heart — courtesy of Niners new head coach Jim Harbaugh.  

49ers QB Kaepernick underwent minor surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round pick in April's draft, had minor surgery on his lower left leg following the draft. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported it.

49ers part ways with Heneghan; promote Ferguson

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The 49ers parted ways with executive vice president Lal Heneghan, who had been with the team since 2006. The Niners promoted Jeff Ferguson to director of football operations and sports medicine.

Smith making more sense as 49ers' starting QB

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The more new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh takes the time to talk about the team's tenuous QB situation, the more likely it seems that free agent Alex Smith will indeed re-sign and remain the starter.

Fantasy outlook: QB Colin Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Unless there's a major injury epidemic under center in San Francisco this season, Niners second-round QB Colin Kaepernick will be spending the majority of his time carrying a clipboard on game day.

Niners gamble long-term on Nevada QB Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick probably won't start away for the Niners. But a few years from now, after careful grooming by his head coach, he will be given every opportunity to become the top dog under center.

Niners hope Smith fills major need for stud sacker

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith suddenly gives new San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio some real potential pass-rushing firepower from both edges.

Niners' new coordinators are creating positive buzz

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
While most eyes in Niners Nation remain riveted on new head coach Jim Harbaugh, daily team observers are equally intrigued by his top two coaching hires by way of Palo Alto — offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Hall of Fame RB Perry passes away

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Former 49ers great RB Joe "The Jet" Perry has passed away at the age of 84, it was reported by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Niners on Monday.

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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