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Today, the Patriots opened up training camp to the rookies; most were ready, and some were not. Reports are out that 5 rookies had failed their physicals, most notable was 7th round pick WR Jeremy Ebert.
The others were WR Matt Roark, OL Markus Zusevics, DL Justin Francis and OL Jeremiah Warren.
Ebert has been placed on the active/physically unable to perform list, and the other four on the non-football injury list.
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Foxboro, MA – The New England Patriots signed former Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower on Thursday.
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The last of the 2012 rookie class has signed his deal. Linebacker Dont’a Hightower, the 25th pick overall, agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth.
Dont’a tweeted yesterday, wanting “to (thank) everyone who has helped me reach my dream.”
The sigining is good news for all involved, as rookies are reporting to training camp today. According to the Boston...
The New England Patriots and first-round draft pick Dont’a Hightower have agreed on a four-year contract today (Source: AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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The New England Patriots signed first-round draft choice Dont'a Hightower on Thursday to a four-year contract.
Hightower, 22, was selected by New England with the 25th overall pick in April. The 6-foot-3, 270-pound linebacker from Alabama was a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik, Butkus and Lombardi Awards, and was a consensus All-American in 2011.
Hightower started 42 of 44 games...
When the rookies reported to Gillette Stadium earlier this week they were subjected to their team physical and five of the 1st year players failed according to the team.
Failing the physical on Thursday were WR Jeremy Ebert, WR Matt Roark, DE Justin Francis, OL Jeremiah Warren and OL Markus Zusevics.
Ebert was placed on the Active/PUP list as he is still suffering from a leg injury...
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