Dont'a Hightower

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NFL.com
The Debrief, Week 6: Six narratives that were bustedsixth straight game. A big part of the issue is that some of the team's highest
NFL.com / Posted 3 days ago
sixth straight game. A big part of the issue is that some of the team's highest-paid defenders are performing the poorest. Dont'a Hightower, whom the Patriotsessentially prioritized keeping long-term over Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins, hasn't... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Dont’a Hightower says David Harris has been like a defensive coordinatorbut isn’t something he’s complaining about. Harris said it has been “amazing” t
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
but isn’t something he’s complaining about. Harris said it has been “amazing” to see how the Patriots work and linebacker Dont'a Hightower said that he has found other ways to contribute to the team. “I’m saying like defensive coordinator-type... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Jets expect Gilmore to be at his bestnon-injury related. Rowe re-injured his groin against the Panthers. Limited fo
The Providence Journal / Posted 8 days ago
non-injury related. Rowe re-injured his groin against the Panthers. Limited for the Patriots were Rex Burkhead (ribs), Marcus Cannon (ankle), Stephon Gilmore (ankle), Dont'a Hightower (knee), Elandon Roberts (ankle) and Matthew Slater (hamst... Read more
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NFL.com
What to watch for in Patriots vs. Buccaneers on 'TNF'exodus is over. New England will do their best to stop him with a front seven t
NFL.com / Posted 15 days ago
exodus is over. New England will do their best to stop him with a front seven that hasn't been the same with key linebacker Dont'a Hightower still rounding into form after missing two games with an MCL sprain. The Patriots have seen solid play from... Read more
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TSN
Winston, Bucs poised for prime-time test against Patssecondary got its signals crossed and it led to it allowing five pass plays of
TSN / Posted 15 days ago
secondary got its signals crossed and it led to it allowing five pass plays of 24 or more yards. Defensive captain Dont'a Hightower said while there were plenty of issues to clean up during the short week, "The time is now. There's no more... Read more
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16d
SportingNews
NFL Power Rankings: Packers hang with Chiefs going into Week 5vs. Cardinals, one for the NFC birds 11. New England Patriots 2-2 (last week:
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
vs. Cardinals, one for the NFC birds 11. New England Patriots 2-2 (last week: 3) A defense led by Devin McCourty and Dont'a Hightower shouldn't be that lost under Matt Patricia and Bill Belichick. But this problem is going on four weeks. This... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 16 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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17d
The Tampa Tribune
Bucs' Sealver Siliga knows Patriots wellthey'll be prepared." Siliga said he remains friends with several players from
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
they'll be prepared." Siliga said he remains friends with several players from the Patriots defense, including linebacker Dont'a Hightower. Siliga's role with the Bucs has changed from week to week — he had three tackles in the loss at Minnesota... Read more
17d
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Dont’a Hightower: We have to hold each other to higher standardAmong the problems the Patriots defense has had to deal with this season was th
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 17 days ago
Among the problems the Patriots defense has had to deal with this season was the absence of linebacker Dont'a Hightower for two games with a knee injury, but his return against the Panthers last Sunday didn’t mean all was well. Hightower had a sack... Read more
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17d
TribLIVE
Patriots seek rebound victory against Buccaneersseveral players pointed to communication as the key component missing for the d
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
several players pointed to communication as the key component missing for the defense. Linebacker and defensive captain Dont'a Hightower said Monday that while it can certainly improve, he thinks it's even simpler than that. “It's just... Read more
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Business Insider
The Patriots are facing a problem that some believe should have them panickedversatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, t
Business Insider / Posted 17 days ago
versatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, they were hit by injuries to key players like Dont'a Hightower and random events like the retirement of defensive end Rob Ninkovich during training camp. Other issues,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The Patriots are facing a problem that some believe should have them panickedversatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, t
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
versatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, they were hit by injuries to key players like Dont'a Hightower and random events like the retirement of defensive end Rob Ninkovich during training camp. Other issues,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The Patriots are facing a problem that some believe should have them panickedversatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, t
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
versatile defenders they traded away on the brink of new contracts. Likewise, they were hit by injuries to key players like Dont'a Hightower and random events like the retirement of defensive end Rob Ninkovich during training camp. Other issues,... Read more
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18d
WIS News 10 Columbia
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
KTVN Reno
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
Island Packet
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
TSN
Panthers pull off last-second win over Patriotsand two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
TSN / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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18d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bills Get Help From Panthersand two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Panthers top Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Gano field goal lifts Panthers past Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gano field goal lifts Panthers past Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Gano field goal lifts Panthers past Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Gano field goal lifts Panthers past Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
Kinston Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Panthers not downplaying significance of win over Patriotsputting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and ge
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
putting the work in. Keep on grinding, keep on coming together as a team and get better." HIGHTOWER RETURNS Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower returned to action Sunday after missing two games with a knee injury. He had two tackles, but one was a late... Read more
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18d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Blown coverages, penalties plague Patriots secondary in losslong enough." There were a few bright spots on defense. Butler made his first
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
long enough." There were a few bright spots on defense. Butler made his first interception of the season and linebacker Dont'a Hightower returned after missing two weeks with a knee injury. He had two tackles and a sack. The most shocking... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Blown coverages, penalties plague Patriots secondary in losslong enough." There were a few bright spots on defense. Butler made his first
The Register Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
long enough." There were a few bright spots on defense. Butler made his first interception of the season and linebacker Dont'a Hightower returned after missing two weeks with a knee injury. He had two tackles and recorded a sack. The most... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Gano's FG as time expires lifts Panthers over Patriotsshoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer during the song. NOTES: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who missed the first four games of the season with a knee injury, returned and had a big fourth-quarter... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gano's FG as time expires lifts Panthers over Patriotsshoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer during the song. NOTES: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who missed the first four games of the season with a knee injury, returned and had a big fourth-quarter... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Gano's FG as time expires lifts Panthers over Patriotsshoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer during the song. NOTES: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who missed the first four games of the season with a knee injury, returned and had a big fourth-quarter... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Gano's FG as time expires lifts Panthers over Patriotsshoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer during the song. NOTES: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who missed the first four games of the season with a knee injury, returned and had a big fourth-quarter... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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The Star
Gano field goal lifts Panthers past Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gano's FG as time expires lifts Panthers over Patriotsshoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
shoulder. Two Panthers -- Stewart and Thomas Davis -- appeared to be in prayer during the song. NOTES: Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who missed the first four games of the season with a knee injury, returned and had a big fourth-quarter... Read more
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TSN
Gano's field goal lifts Panthers over Patriotsand two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
TSN / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Panthers beat Patriots, 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Gano field goal lifts Panthers over Patriots 33-30and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by D
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
and two scores. The Patriots cut a 30-16 deficit in half on an 8-yard run by Dion Lewis with 8:46 remaining. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower forced a punt on Carolina's next drive when he sacked Newton on third down. Brady then found Danny Amendola... Read more
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NFL.com
Twenty-nine things to know about Week 4 injuriesWeek 3 win. 24. New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (ribs) is doubt
NFL.com / Posted 19 days ago
Week 3 win. 24. New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (ribs) is doubtful to play against the Panthers. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower (knee), tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle), cornerback Eric Rowe (groin) and special teamer Matthew Slater... Read more
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NFL.com
Twenty-eight things to know about Week 4 injuriesWeek 3 win. 23. New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (ribs) is doubt
NFL.com / Posted 20 days ago
Week 3 win. 23. New England Patriots running back Rex Burkhead (ribs) is doubtful to play against the Panthers. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower (knee), tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle), cornerback Eric Rowe (groin) and special teamer Matthew Slater... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Falcons try to keep Devonta Freeman in a steady rhythmover a missed block assignment in the Super Bowl, and he says it's a mistake he
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
over a missed block assignment in the Super Bowl, and he says it's a mistake he must live with forever. New England's Dont'a Hightower strip-sacked Ryan, gave the ball back to the Patriots, and the Falcons were doomed. Freeman says he's put... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pats prepare for another mobile QB in Panthers' Newtonas "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only P
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
as "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only Patriot not to practice. Defensive leader Dont'a Hightower, who missed the last two games with a knee injury, returned to limited work. Seven other Patriots, including... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Pats prepare for another mobile QB in Panthers' Newtonas "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only P
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 21 days ago
as "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only Patriot not to practice. Defensive leader Dont'a Hightower, who missed the last two games with a knee injury, returned to limited work. Seven other Patriots, including... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Pats prepare for another mobile QB in Panthers' Newtonas "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only P
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
as "limited" because of his right shoulder. Rex Burkhead (ribs) was the only Patriot not to practice. Defensive leader Dont'a Hightower, who missed the last two games with a knee injury, returned to limited work. Seven other Patriots, including... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
WEEK 4 PREVIEW: Charlotte Panthers at New England PatriotsRex Burkhead sat out Wednesday's practice with the rib injury that kept him sid
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 days ago
Rex Burkhead sat out Wednesday's practice with the rib injury that kept him sidelined last week against the Texans. ... LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Danny Amendola (knee), T Marcus Cannon (ankle/concussion), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), S Nate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brady can't shake memory of Pats' tough '13 loss to PanthersRex Burkhead sat out Wednesday's practice with the rib injury that kept him sid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Rex Burkhead sat out Wednesday's practice with the rib injury that kept him sidelined last week against the Texans. ... LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Danny Amendola (knee), T Marcus Cannon (ankle/concussion), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), S Nate... Read more
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