Player Bio

Dante Rosario
TE #88
Height:
6-3
Weight:
242
Age:
30
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Beaverton, OR
Experience:
9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 116 1,235 10.6 54 8 1 -2 -2 0 0 2 2
2014 CHI 16 3 16 116 7.3 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2013 CHI 15 3 1 13 13 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 13 2 10 95 9.5 18 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2011 DEN 14 3 7 117 16.7 32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 MIA 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 6 32 264 8.3 26 0 1 -2 -2 -2 0 -- --
2009 CAR 14 8 26 313 12 26 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 CAR 16 6 18 209 11.6 24 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 CAR 16 2 6 108 18 54 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 BUF L 20-23 1 12 12 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SF W 28-20 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NYJ W 27-19 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 GB L 17-38 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CAR L 24-31 3 20 6.7 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ATL W 27-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 MIA L 14-27 2 15 7.5 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
8 @NE L 23-51 1 6 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @GB L 14-55 1 3 3 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 MIN W 21-13 1 7 7 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 TB W 21-13 1 6 6 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @DET L 17-34 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 DAL L 28-41 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NO L 15-31 1 4 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 DET L 14-20 1 1 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 9-13 2 25 12.5 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters 9th season, appearing in 122 games with 32 starts for the Carolina Panthers (2007-10), Denver Broncos (2011), Miami Dolphins (2011), San Diego Chargers (2012) and Chicago Bears (2013-14)… Spent the 2013 offseason with the Dallas Cowboys before being traded to Chicago… Owns 116 receptions for 1,235 yards (10.6 avg) and 8 touchdowns and 30 tackles on special teams... In two seasons (2013-14) with Chicago, has 17 receptions for 129 yards (7.6 avg) and 7 special teams tackles... Has added a 2-point conversion.
PRO CAREER: Enters 9th season, appearing in 122 games with 32 starts for the Carolina Panthers (2007-10), Denver Broncos (2011), Miami Dolphins (2011), San Diego Chargers (2012) and Chicago Bears (2013-14)… Spent the 2013 offseason with the Dallas Cowboys before being traded to Chicago… Owns 116 receptions for 1,235 yards (10.6 avg) and 8 touchdowns and 30 tackles on special teams... In two seasons (2013-14) with Chicago, has 17 receptions for 129 yards (7.6 avg) and 7 special teams tackles... Has added a 2-point conversion.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 5th round (155th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers… Signed with Carolina (6/9/07)… Signed with the Denver Broncos (7/31/11)… Waived by the Broncos (9/3/11)… Signed by the Miami Dolphins (9/5/11)… Waived by Miami (9/20/11)… Signed by Denver (9/22/11)… Signed with the San Diego Chargers (3/19/12)… Signed with the Dallas Cowboys (6/3/13)… Traded to the Chicago Bears (9/2/13)… Re-signed with the Bears (2/27/14)… Waived by Chicago (3/10/14)… Signed with the Bears (3/13/14)… Re-signed with Chicago (3/19/15). SIGNED through 2015

2014 SEASON: Hauled in 16 receptions for 116 yards playing in all 16 games, including 3 starts for the Bears… Added first-career 2-point conversion catch at NE (10/26) and 2 special teams tackles... Appeared in all 16 games for the fifth time in his NFL career. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-3

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2013 - Joined Chicago prior to the start of the regular season via trade with the Dallas Cowboys... Played in 15 games with 3 starts, contributing 1 catch for 13 yards on offense and 5 tackles on special teams… Made the 100th catch of his career vs. DAL (12/9/13). 2012 - Started 2-of-13 games for the San Diego Chargers, catching 10 passes for 95 yards... Had 4 STTs. 2011 – Signed with Denver near the end of training camp but was released at the final cut date… Signed with Miami and played in a pair of games for the Dolphins before his release... Re-signed with Denver, started 3 of the 14 games and finished with 7 catches for 117 yards… Totaled a career-high 9 STTs on the season. 2010 – Had a career-high 32 catches for 264 yards with 6 starts in 16 games in his last season with the Panthers. 2009 – Played in 14 games with a career-high 8 starts and notched a career-best 313 yards on 26 catches with a pair of scores. 2008 – With 5 starts in 16 games, caught 18 passes for 209 yards and a TD in his second pro season… Made 2 STTs. 2007 – Drafted in the fifth round (155th overall) by Carolina and started 2 of the 16 games he played, finishing with 6 catches for 108 yards and 2 TDs… Added 5 STTs.

COLLEGE CAREER: Established an Oregon tight end record with 42 catches as a senior, finishing his collegiate career with 94 catches for 1,003 yards and 11 TDs while rushing 27 times for 84 yards with 2 TDs… Started 27-of-47 games played through four seasons.

PERSONAL: Was the 2002 2A Defensive Player of the Year and earned first-team all-state honors as a linebacker and running back at Dayton, Ore., High School… Led Dayton to football and basketball 2A state titles in 2002… His father, Pedro, emigrated from the Dominican Republic.

Recent Articles

  • Bears ink Dante Rosario to 1-year deal

    Posted Mar 19, 2015

    Tight end Dante Rosario will return to the Bears for a third season after signing a one-year contract Thursday. Rosario has appeared in 31 of 32 games since arriving in 2013 via a trade with the Cowboys.

  • Bennett an integral part of offense

    Posted Jul 15, 2014

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