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Former Patriots Offensive Tackle Will Svitek Signs With Bengals

Will Svitek will not return to the New England Patriots next season. The veteran free-agent swing tackle signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday, the team announced. Svitek started three games for the Patriots in 2013, his only year in New England, after starting right tackle Sebastian Vollmer and backup Marcus Cannon suffered injuries. Svitek signed a one-year, $1 million...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Sign Veteran OT Will Svitek, Waive Two Players

  The Cincinnati Bengals announced the signing of veteran OT Will Svitek on Wednesday, as well as the release of CB Brandon Burton and LB Bruce Taylor. NEWS: #Bengals sign OT Will Svitek and CB Victor Hampton, waive CB Brandon Burton and LB Bruce Taylor — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) June 11, 2014 Svitek, 32, had not found any reported interest as a free agent up to this point...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New-look Patriots sign free agent OT Will Svitek

The New England Patriots have signed free agent offensive tackle Will Svitek. Svitek is a seven-year veteran who spent three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and the past four with the Atlanta Falcons. He was on injured reserve all last year with an arm injury. Svitek has played in 61 games with 16 starts since being drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round in 2005 out of Stanford...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Free Agent Tackle Will Svitek

The Patriots have signed offensive tackle Will Svitek to a deal, the terms of the deal are not yet known.  Svitek was a sixth round pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2005 out of Stanford where he played on the defensive side of the ball, but was converted to offense when he joined the Chiefs.  Svitek was signed by the Atlanta Falcons in 2009 and spent last season on injured reserve...
Via The Nosebleeds
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Free Agent Decision: Will Svitek

The Falcons are facing a lot of decisions this off-season and that starts with their 14 unrestricted free agents. We will go through them one by one and decide whether or not the Falcons should re-sign them. A lot of times it's not as easy as it looks as some decisions have more than just roster spot implications. We also have to think about the salary cap as it is expected...
Via Grits Blitz
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' depth at tackle hurt with Svitek out

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. The Falcons' depth at tackle took a major blow when head coach Mike Smith announced on Monday that their top reserve at that position Will Svitek, who started 10 games last season at left tackle, will miss the entire season with an upper arm injury. Svitek took over last season for 2008 first-round pick Sam Baker, who started the first six games last season...
Via Fox Sports South
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Svitek out for season with arm injury

The Atlanta Falcons have lost offensive tackle Will Svitek to a season-ending right arm injury. Coach Mike Smith said Monday Svitek suffered an upper right arm injury in Sunday's practice. Smith provided no other details about the injury. Svitek played behind starting left tackle Sam Baker and starting right tackle Tyson Clabo in the Falcons' two preseason games. The 30...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Svitek to remain starter at left tackle

Will Svitek will remain the starter at left tackle although Sam Baker has returned from a back injury. FLOWERY BRANCH – Will Svitek will remain as the Falcons starter at left tackle. Coach Mike Smith made the depth chart change official Wednesday. Svitek took over at left tackle when Sam Baker, who started the first six games, missed four games with a back injury. Baker was activated...
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Falcons' Svitek making impact on offensive line

ATLANTA Will Svitek came into the NFL as a defensive lineman. Now, he gets paid to stop them and in his brief time as a starter, he's getting the job done. On Sunday, Svitek started at left tackle for the first time when the previous incumbent, Sam Baker, was active. Baker, a first-round pick in 2008 who had started every game in his career when he was active until Sunday,...
Via Fox Sports South
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Will Svitek working to rise Prostrate Cancer awareness

FLOWERY BRANCH – If Fox puts a close up shot of Falcons tackle Will Svitek, you’ll see that he’s growing a mustache. He’s growing it for a good cause. “In 2001, my Dad was diagnosed with prostrate cancer,” Svitek said. “It was 10 years ago. He had surgery in 2001 and radiation in 2004. He’s been seven years cancer free.” Will Svitek is set to make his third straight...
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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