Dont'a Hightower

June 05, 2012 - 8:18 am
Here's our latest update on the contract status of the Patriots' rookies. There's no new updates on Dont'a Hightower and Jake Bequette, both of who remain unsigned, but we do have some updated contract info on those who have signed. First round Chandler Jones : The defensive end out of Syracuse...
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May 26, 2012 - 2:42 pm
Here's a look at which members of the Patriots draft have signed, as well as some details: First round Chandler Jones : The defensive end out of Syracuse inked a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth year. However, there'€™s one wrinkle in the contract, per Pro Football Talk : Jones, who...
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May 25, 2012 - 10:27 am
FOXBORO -- After the Patriots' OTA session ended on Thursday morning, veteran offensive lineman Dan Koppen talked about the importance of taking the right approach this summer and its translation to success during the regular season. Koppen's sentiments were centered around understanding techniques...
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May 21, 2012 - 9:16 am
Here'€™s a look at which of the Patriots'€™ rookies have signed: First round Chandler Jones : Unsigned. The former Syracuse defensive end, taken 21st overall, is repped by the agency of Lock, Metz, Malinovic and Joe Panos . Panos is a former offensive lineman who some Patriots fans might...
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May 14, 2012 - 12:14 pm
FOXBORO -- Of all the players at rookie minicamp this past weekend at Gillette Stadium , the one that could have taken issue with the fact that he was there was Markell Carter . The defensive end/outside linebacker was maybe the most productive member of the Patriots'€™ practice squad last season...
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May 11, 2012 - 9:35 am
FOXBORO -- After a college career that included working as the defensive centerpiece on a national championship team, linebacker Dont'€™a Hightower is back to square one. The rookie out of Alabama was one of a handful of young guys who opened up their professional football careers at rookie...
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May 04, 2012 - 4:36 am
Mike Mayock of the NFL Network weighed in on the Patriots' draft in the latest edition of "The Rich Eisen Podcast." Saying that New England's ability to get two starters for the front seven in Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower was a "huge win," he was effusive in his praise of Bill Belichick and...
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April 30, 2012 - 8:22 am
Here's a look at who will be representing each one of New England's seven draft picks at the negotiating table: First round Chandler Jones: The former Syracuse defensive end is repped by the agency of Lock, Metz, Malinovic and Panos, a group that had 13 athletes selected in the NFL draft ,...
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Mike Petraglia
April 28, 2012 - 9:17 am
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick knows a good thing when he sees it. Judging by the his draft picks of recent years, it's pretty safe to say that he believes Southeastern Conference football is a very, very good thing in terms of providing a productive pipeline of NFL talent. In the first two days, the...
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April 27, 2012 - 5:15 pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots made their third trade of the draft on Friday night, sending the No. 62 overall pick -- their second second-round selection of the draft -- to Green Bay for a third-round choice (No. 90 overall) and a fifth-round pick (No. 163 overall). The two picks that were acquired in...
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