Player Bio

Dante Rosario
TE #88
Height:
6-3
Weight:
242
Age:
30
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Beaverton, OR
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
8
YDS
64
AVG
8
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 108 1,183 11 54 8 1 -2 -2 0 0 2 2
2014 CHI 7 0 8 64 8 12 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

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Played in 106 games with 29 starts, tallying 100 receptions for 1,119 yards and 8 TDs... Started his career with the Carolina Panthers (2007), and has spent time with the Denver Broncos (2011 and 2012), Miami Dolphins (2011), San Diego Chargers (2013), Dallas Cowboys (2013) and Chicago Bears (2013).
PRO CAREER: Played in 106 games with 29 starts, tallying 100 receptions for 1,119 yards and 8 TDs... Started his career with the Carolina Panthers (2007), and has spent time with the Denver Broncos (2011 and 2012), Miami Dolphins (2011), San Diego Chargers (2013), Dallas Cowboys (2013) and Chicago Bears (2013).

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). SIGNED through 2014

2013 SEASON: 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). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-3

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 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

Recent Videos

  • 3 and Out: Dante Rosario

    Posted Sep 11, 2014

    Tight end Dante Rosario answers three off-the-field questions for this weeks edition of 3 And Out.

  • Report: Red zone impact

    Posted Aug 6, 2014

    Senior writer Larry Mayer reports from practice in Bourbonnais.

  • Position Review: Tight ends

    Posted Jan 22, 2014

    Tom Thayer and Larry Mayer take a look back at how Martellus Bennett and the tight end position performed in 2013.