Dont'a Hightower

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Ryan Hannable
August 23, 2017 - 8:09 am
FOXBORO -- For the first time since Super Bowl LI, Dont'a Hightower spoke to reporters on Wednesday morning at Gillette Stadium. A lot had happened since that time as he was a free agent and took visits to New York with the Jets and Pittsburgh with the Steelers before signing a four-year, $35.5...
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Ryan Hannable
August 22, 2017 - 1:20 pm
FOXBORO -- Although the media only was able to view the stretching and individual drill portion of Patriots practice, there was some newsworthy notes coming from who was present and not present. -- Dont'a Hightower was present and participating, meaning he's off PUP. This is a great sign when it...
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Ryan Hannable
August 18, 2017 - 10:36 am
The Patriots might need to start moving some players around on defense. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss and Field Yates , the Patriots fear third-round pick, defensive end Derek Rivers will be lost for the season with a knee injury. Rivers, the Patriots’ first draft pick this spring, was having a...
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Ryan Hannable
August 16, 2017 - 11:42 am
The Patriots have been practicing for almost three weeks and linebacker Dont'a Hightower hasn't yet been on the field with his teammates. Hightower has started the year on PUP (physically unable to perform) and has just been on the field in sweats and done conditioning work on the lower field with...
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Ryan Hannable
August 10, 2017 - 4:58 pm
FOXBORO -- Add Dont'a Hightower to the list of players working with Tom Brady's personal trainer, Alex Guerrero. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald , the Patriots linebacker has been working with Guerrero to help build strength in his knee. Hightower is currently on the PUP list. Hightower...
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Ryan Hannable
July 24, 2017 - 5:11 pm
The Patriots have made a few house-keeping moves before training camp kicks off Thursday morning at Gillette Stadium. Defensive lineman Alan Branch and Dont'a Hightower have been placed on the PUP (physcially unable to perform) list, while offensive lineman Andrew Jelks has been placed on the NFI (...
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Ryan Hannable
July 19, 2017 - 11:50 am
With training camp approaching, we’re having a series featuring the 20 most important Patriots players for the upcoming season. The countdown will continue through July 24, the week training camp begins. No. 4: Dont’a Hightower Position : Linebacker 2016 stats : 65 tackles, 2.5 sacks Why he’s No. 4...
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Ryan Hannable
June 21, 2017 - 12:19 pm
As is usually the case with the Patriots, there are no days off. Despite being in the slow part of the NFL calendar, the team made a fairly big move by reportedly signing former Jets linebacker David Harris to a two-year deal . Harris, 33, was the Jets’ second-round pick in 2007 and has missed just...
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Dont’a Hightower spoke prior to his event on Tuesday. (WEEI.com)
Ryan Hannable
May 30, 2017 - 6:19 pm
FOXBORO — On Tuesday, Dont’a Hightower hosted another event raising awareness for diabetes. The Patriots linebacker hosted a private screening of "Wonder Woman" for a group of women who have diabetes at Showcase Cinema de Lux at Patriot Place. The cause is personal for Hightower as his mom L'Tanya...
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Ryan Hannable
March 19, 2017 - 2:00 am
[caption id="attachment_117634" align="alignright" width="400"] Malcolm Butler is likely headed to New Orleans. (Michael Madrid/USA Today Sports)[/caption] 1. With Malcolm Butler visiting the Saints last week as a restricted free agent with a first-round tender, many have speculated the Patriots...
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