49ers sign defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey to two-year extension

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The 49ers signed defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through 2016 on Tuesday, the team announced.

Dorsey, 29, is expected to be out for the season with a torn left biceps, which he had surgically repaired on Aug. 4. He had 41 tackles and two sacks last season, his first with the 49ers after five with the Chiefs.

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Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The fifth pick of the 2008 draft out of LSU signed a two-year deal with San Francisco in March, 2013.

"[Dorsey] is a quick study and a very good football player that has earned this extension," 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement.

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