Dont'a Hightower

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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 4:51 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots released their longest injury report of the season Wednesday, as they had 10 players limited in practice. Tom Brady (calf) was limited for the second straight week, while after getting injured against the Jets, so was Julian Edelman (chest). There were also several new...
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Ryan Hannable
September 25, 2019 - 1:03 pm
FOXBOROUGH -- There was good news coming from Patriots practice Wednesday afternoon. The team had perfect attendance, including Julian Edelman and Dont'a Hightower, both of whom left Sunday's game against the Jets. Edelman has a chest/rib injury, but X-rays reportedly were negative. Hightower was...
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Andy Hart
August 14, 2019 - 5:07 pm
It’s debatable whether any football player truly enjoys training camp practices in the extreme heat of August. But Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower certainly seemed to be right at home in his native Tennessee for Wednesday’s joint practice action with the Titans. Make no mistake, it was hot for...
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Ryan Hannable
July 25, 2019 - 7:27 pm
FOXBORO -- Jerod Mayo received nothing but praise from members of the Patriots when they were asked about him this spring as a positional coach, and it's continued into the summer, as Mayo was once again a topic following the first day of training camp. "He's really the same. He was a coach on the...
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Andy Hart
July 19, 2019 - 10:46 am
Leading up to the opening of Patriots training camp 2019, WEEI.com will take a position-by-position look at the competition for roster spots and roles this summer in New England. Linebacker Overview: While Dont’a Hightower and Kyle Van Noy are back to provide veteran leadership and versatile...
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Ryan Hannable
July 11, 2019 - 3:54 pm
With the Patriots off until training camp, we’re having a series featuring the 15 most important Patriots players for the upcoming season. The countdown will continue for the next several weeks. No. 4 : Dont'a Hightower Position : Linebacker 2018 stats : 48 tackles, 1 sack, 6 QB hits, 1...
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New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2019 - 1:51 pm
INDIANAPLOLIS -- The Patriots are always in the business is trying to get the best value out of their players. Last season, Dont'a Hightower was ninth on the team in tackles, but yet will have a cap hit of almost $11 million next season. According to NESN's Doug Kyed , the Patriots haven't yet...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
February 19, 2019 - 11:19 pm
Between now and March 13, the day free agency opens, don’t be surprised to see multiple bookkeeping moves for the Patriots. Why? They are always looking to maximize values on all of their players and often this involves players restructuring contracts to take less money. In addition, this is the...
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New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower
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Ryan Hannable
February 10, 2019 - 4:39 am
1. Who said winning gets old? It wasn’t just the 1.5 million people at the Patriots’ victory parade in Boston on Tuesday, the outpouring of support has continued throughout the week. Members of the team got a huge ovation when appearing at the Celtics game Thursday night, and then on Saturday fans...
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Ryan Hannable
February 01, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ATLANTA -- Both the Patriots and Rams are fully healthy going into Super Bowl LIII. Both teams had no players on its injury reports released Friday afternoon. Dont'a Hightower was a full participant in practice after missing Thursday's walkthrough due to illness. Malcom Brown (calf) was limited...
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