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Glenn Dorsey may not have lived up to his No. 5 overall draft selection back in 2008, but his versatility would be great for the Cowboys.
When looking at the 2012 season especially, the Dallas defense can be decimated by injury in a matter of weeks. Dorsey's ability to play both defensive tackle and end would allow the Cowboys one more substitute in a unit that is not invincible by any means.
It's not as if Victor Butler hasn't proven to be an OK linebacker at the position, but if he were to get injured like Jay Ratliff has been this year, Dallas has no viable replacement.
The right defensive end position is one the Cowboys need to seriously address either through the draft or free agency in 2013. If the team elects to go with the free-agent route to fill this need, Dorsey is a perfect target.
The current Chiefs player has a chance of staying with the team past this season. Still, if these two do call it quits, Dallas could use a player like Dorsey to coach up and mold into the player he was meant to be originally.