Dont'a Hightower

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Ryan Hannable
October 02, 2017 - 6:18 pm
FOXBORO -- It has not been a good start at all for the Patriots defense this season. It has allowed an average of 32 points and 457 yards per game, both the worst in the entire league, and team has a record of 2-2 even though the offense has averaged 32.2 points per game. The points allowed are the...
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Ryan Hannable
October 01, 2017 - 11:36 am
FOXBORO -- The following Patriots players are inactive for Week 4 against the Panthers: running back Rex Burkhead, offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle, wide receiver Matthew Slater, offensive tackle Cole Croston, linebacker David Harris, outside linebacker Harvey Langi and core special teams player...
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Ryan Hannable
September 29, 2017 - 4:32 pm
It looks like the Patriots will get Dont'a Hightower back against the Panthers. According to the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe , Hightower is expected to play on Sunday. The linebacker injured his knee in Week 1 and missed the previous two games. He is officially listed as questionable. Special teams...
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Ryan Hannable
September 27, 2017 - 1:02 pm
FOXBORO -- After missing last Sunday's game with injuries, Dont'a Hightower, Matthew Slater and Eric Rowe were all present at Patriots practice on Wednesday, which was held on the upper grass field behind Gillette Stadium in full pads. Running back Rex Burkhead was the only player missing. He...
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Ryan Hannable
September 24, 2017 - 11:40 am
FOXBORO -- The following Patriots players are inactive for Sunday's game against the Texans: linebacker Dont'a Hightower, offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, cornerback Eric Rowe, outside linebacker Harvey Langi, offensive lineman Cole Croston, receiver Matthew Slater and running back Rex Burkhead...
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Ryan Hannable
September 20, 2017 - 1:39 pm
FOXBORO -- There was good news coming out of Patriots practice on Wednesday held in full pads in the rain on the lower grass field behind Gillette Stadium. After missing last week's practices, Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola, Matthew Slater and Vincent Valentine all returned. In addition, after...
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Ryan Hannable
September 18, 2017 - 10:42 am
Patriots linebacker/defensive end Dont'a Hightower missed Sunday's game against the Saints after reportedly suffering a MCL sprain against the Chiefs in Week 1, but apparently it won't keep him out much longer. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , Hightower’s MCL injury was diagnosed as the 2-3...
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Ryan Hannable
September 15, 2017 - 12:21 pm
FOXBORO -- For the third straight day, Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola and Matthew Slater missed Patriots practice, and were shortly ruled out for Sunday's game against the Saints. After being limited on Thursday, Vincent Valentine was also absent Friday, and ruled out for Sunday. The team will...
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Ryan Hannable
September 14, 2017 - 6:07 pm
FOXBORO -- Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola and Matthew Slater missed practice once again Thursday for the Patriots and therefore do not appear likely to play Sunday in New Orleans. Missing two practices typically is not a good sign for playing in the game that week. The only change to the injury...
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Ryan Hannable
September 13, 2017 - 12:27 pm
FOXBORO -- Three players were missing from Patriots practice on Wednesday: Dont'a Hightower, Danny Amendola and Vincent Valentine. Hightower left Thursday's game against the Chiefs in the second half with a knee injury, while Amendola also left in the second half with a head injury. Valentine didn'...
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