Dont'a Hightower

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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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Ryan Hannable
September 08, 2017 - 10:32 am
Dont'a Hightower is one of the most valuable members of the Patriots team, and it showed Thursday night when he went down in the second half with a knee injury. The morning after the game, the injury update appears to be better than what it could have been. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport ,...
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Ty Anderson
September 08, 2017 - 1:41 am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots came into Thursday’s season opener a battered mess, down multiple key weapons and expected contributors, and their collective health somehow got worse in what finished as a 42-27 Week 1 waxing at the hands of the visiting Chiefs. With Julian Edelman done for the season with...
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Ryan Hannable
September 06, 2017 - 7:04 pm
Even though the Patriots have played four preseason games, there are still a few questions with how the team will look this season. Some of the questions are due to the number of injuries the team suffered in the preseason, but some also relate to the new players the team acquired in the offseason...
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Ryan Hannable
September 05, 2017 - 11:40 pm
Two days before the season opener against the Chiefs, the Patriots have announced their captains for the 2017 season. The captains for this year are Tom Brady, Dont'a Hightower, Matthew Slater, Rob Gronkowski, Devin McCourty, David Andrews and Duron Harmon. Brady has been a captain since 2002,...
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Ryan Hannable
September 04, 2017 - 5:58 pm
The first injury report of the season came out on Monday and it gave some good news for two key members of the team. After being banged up this summer, Nate Solder and Dont'a Hightower appear at full strength for the season opener, as both players were not listed on the injury report. Although...
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Ryan Hannable
August 28, 2017 - 9:46 am
With the NFL season fast approaching, ESPN has unveiled its top 100 players for the 2017 season . The list includes seven members of the Patriots: Tom Brady (No. 1), Rob Gronkowski (No. 11), Brandin Cooks (No. 45), Dont'a Hightower (No. 54), Devin McCourty (No. 55), Malcolm Butler (No. 56) and...
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