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MRI exam shows no additional damage to Dorsey's sprained knee

RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- The Kansas City 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, the fifth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, signed a $51 million, five-year deal last month. He was injured when he collided with another lineman during practice on Saturday.

Dorsey is the second Kansas City rookie to suffer an injury in training camp. Left tackle Branden Albert sprained his foot during Thursday night's joint practice with Minnesota and is expected to be out for at least a week, and Edwards said it could be longer.

"Whatever time they miss is valuable because they're rookies, as you know," Edwards said of the injuries to Albert and Dorsey. "But the good part is that the other guys are going to have to play and they have to be evaluated."

Tank Tyler, a third-round pick in 2007, will replace Dorsey in the starting lineup. Herb Taylor, who appeared in just one game on offense last year as a rookie, has replaced Albert.

Dorsey is the cornerstone of a line that's being rebuilt to make up for the loss of Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen, who was traded to the Vikings during the offseason.

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