Dont'a Hightower

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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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Ryan Hannable
March 17, 2017 - 8:12 am
[caption id="attachment_117354" align="alignright" width="400"] The Jets reportedly had injury concerns wth Dont'a Hightower. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)[/caption] Why did it take so long for Dont'a Hightower's market to come in free agency? Maybe it wasn't just because teams didn't see how they...
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Ryan Hannable
March 15, 2017 - 9:45 am
[caption id="attachment_117478" align="alignright" width="400"] Dont'a Hightower is back with the Patriots. (Dan Powers/USA Today Sports)[/caption] Dont'a Hightower is officially back with the Patriots. On Wednesday afternoon his agency confirmed the move via Twitter. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport adds...
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Ryan Hannable
March 15, 2017 - 4:10 am
[caption id="attachment_116766" align="alignright" width="400"] Dont'a Hightower reportedly is expected to make a decision Wednesday. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)[/caption] It looks like Wednesday is decision day for Dont'a Hightower. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , Hightower is slated to...
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2017 - 1:42 pm
[caption id="attachment_117478" align="alignright" width="400"] The Steelers are playing hardball with Dont'a Hightower. (Dan Powers/USA Today Sports)[/caption] The Steelers do not want to be used by Dont'a Hightower. According to NFL Media's Aditi Kinkabwala , the Steelers have told Hightower...
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2017 - 11:42 am
[caption id="attachment_116766" align="alignright" width="400"] Dont'a Hightower reportedly finished his visit with the Steelers. (Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)[/caption] It appears Dont'a Hightower's visit with the Steelers has ended. According to NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala , there were positive...
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Ryan Hannable
March 14, 2017 - 6:39 am
[caption id="attachment_117478" align="alignright" width="400"] Dont'a Hightower reportedly is visiting Steelers on Tuesday. (Dan Powers/USA Today Sports)[/caption] The snow apparently didn't stop Dont'a Hightower from getting to Pittsburgh. According to multiple reports, Hightower is in Pittsburgh...
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