Swamp Thing Saturday: Glenn Dorsey Goes To Camp

Yes, that’s him. The Glenn Dorsey. Swamp Thing. The Bayou Bruiser. Glenn Dorsey Glenn Hoss. The Chiefs‘ new $5 1 Million Dollar Man. Looking as big as that SUV he climbed out of, ready to put the franchise on his broad shoulders.

He already has more nicknames and more pressure than any of his fellow teammates, but he handles it all very well, doesn’t he? If Jared Allen was the One Man Gang, here’s to Dorsey becoming the One Man Army. That’s what he was down in Baton Rouge, where he helped bring home the Sears Trophy for the Bayou Bengals. If he is indeed the next Warren Sapp, today is the first day of something very special.

Kudos to Carl Peterson. He get’s his crown and seat on the throne back as far as we’re concerned, at least for the day. For those of you saying, gosh, $51 mil is a lot of change, consider a few things. First, Dorsey was arguably the best player on both a lot of experts’ and a lot of teams’ big boards. Second, quarterback Matt Ryan, a player many expected to be selected after Dorsey. signed for $20 mil more, despite being picked only two spots earlier. Peterson did an extremely commendable job, and it looks like Dorsey wasn’t greedy either. We are extremely lucky to have Dorsey, especially at this price tag. Defensive end Mario Williams got $60 mil a few years back, and Dorsey could have easily commended that had he been selected where he was projected to go.

I don’t know about all the other Addicts out there, but I’m about the happiest guy on the planet right now. Well, other than Gunther Cunningham and Tim Krumrie (and, damn, it’s great to finally read their quotes again). They may have lost a heat-seeking Allen missile, but they’ve replaced it with a hell-raising daisy Dorsey cutter and its “large lethal radius.” What a day!

Other links:

  • Dorsey owes Peterson a steak dinner. – Red Zone
  • Ron Prince gives his former player Branden Albert high praise. – C.J. Online
  • This is a make-or-break year for La Quinta’s Jeff Webb. – My Desert
  • Saturday morning update. – UW-RF
  • And another one. – WPI

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