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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 TE Davis not likely to stay dormant for long

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Our Niners sources tell us it would be a big mistake to make too big a deal out of TE Vernon Davis’ meager numbers recently.

Key matchup: Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Cardinals run defense

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Arizona's run defense in the Week Eight Monday-night game.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Friday's 60-second rant: 49ers' flaw could be fatal

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
David DeChant says the 49ers' struggles when playing from behind are a major concern when it comes to their Super Bowl aspirations.

Niners interior offensive line making its mark

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Overshadowed by RB Frank Gore in the 49ers' Week Seven win over Seattle was the overpowering job the team's O-line did up the middle.

NFL Links: Chicago a nightmare for Stafford

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Chicago hasn't been kind to Matthew Stafford, the Seahawks can't outmuscle the 49ers and the pressure on Andrew Luck will help his future.

Gore helps Niners grind out win over Seahawks

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for 116 yards and the 49ers held off the Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their division opener.

Key matchup: Seahawks RBs Lynch, Turbin vs. Niners run defense

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Seahawks running backs vs. the Niners run defense in the Week Seven Thursday-night game.

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

QB deficiency keeps 49ers from joining NFC elite

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki says Alex Smith regressed to early-career form in San Francisco's biggest test of the season.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Jaguars to host 49ers in London in 2013

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will host the 49ers at London’s Wembley Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013, the NFL announced Thursday.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Roman's play-calling stokes Niners' offensive firepower

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Most close observers believe Niners offensive coordinator Greg Roman's innovative play-calling is at the root of the team's sudden explosiveness.

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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