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Hightower ready for toe-to-toe with ex-mate Richardson

BY DAN BEGNOCHEComing from a powerhouse collegiate program such as the University of Alabama, New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower has a lot of ex-teammates that are currently on the opposing sideline come Sunday.Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson is one such former roster mate."Looking forward to going up against Trent," Hightower said, via...
Via AFC East Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL defends official moving Dont'a Hightower on blocked FG

Photo via NFL.comRight before the Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt by Nick Folk that ended up being the final play of the game, an NFL official had Dont'a Hightower reposition himself because he was close to being in an illegal position.Of course, there has been much controversy concerning the play ever since it happened. The kick was blocked and the Patriots barely...
Via Patriots Life
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady, Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins

The New England Patriots head up to Buffalo to take on the Bills in a always tough divisional in week six. Star quarterback Tom Brady injured his ankle Friday at practice and was limited. He is officially listed as questionable according to the Patriots official injury report.#461896295 / gettyimages.comAlong with Brady, linebacker Dont'a Hightower is also listed as questionable...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions for the Miami Dolphins & the AFC East in 2014

1. New England Patriots 11-5   They overcame a slew of injuries and managed to win 12 games. They have rebuilt the defense, which was their cornerstone for so many years, adding Darelle Revis, Brandon Browner and draft pick Dominque Easley. They lost so much talent and leadership on that side it’s almost a miracle they were still one of the top scoring defenses. Getting Jerod...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions for the New York Jets & the AFC East in 2014

1. New England Patriots 11-5   They overcame a slew of injuries and managed to win 12 games. They have rebuilt the defense, which was their cornerstone for so many years, adding Darelle Revis, Brandon Browner and draft pick Dominque Easley. They lost so much talent and leadership on that side it’s almost a miracle they were still one of the top scoring defenses. Getting Jerod...
Via cover32 - Jets
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions for the Buffalo Bills & the AFC East in 2014

1. New England Patriots 11-5   They overcame a slew of injuries and managed to win 12 games. They have rebuilt the defense, which was their cornerstone for so many years, adding Darelle Revis, Brandon Browner and draft pick Dominque Easley. They lost so much talent and leadership on that side it’s almost a miracle they were still one of the top scoring defenses. Getting Jerod...
Via cover32 - Bills
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Predictions for the New England Patriots & the AFC East in 2014

1. New England Patriots 11-5   They overcame a slew of injuries and managed to win 12 games. They have rebuilt the defense, which was their cornerstone for so many years, adding Darelle Revis, Brandon Browner and draft pick Dominque Easley. They lost so much talent and leadership on that side it’s almost a miracle they were still one of the top scoring defenses. Getting Jerod...
Via cover32 - Patriots
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dont'a Hightower among Patriots offseason award winners

Bostonglobe.comDont'a Hightower was among Patriots best offseason performers. Each offseason, the Patriots award standout participants of their offseason workout program. Players who win the award have their photo hung up near the teams weight room, and are also given priority parking spots at Gillette stadium. Via Field Yates ESPN:"The other award winners were linebacker...
Via Patriots Life
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots’ breakout defensive star

The New England Patriots’ free-agency haul, most notably the acquisition of Darrelle Revis, has been highly publicized and discussed this offseason. While it’s true that Revis and fellow cornerback, Seattle transplant Brandon Browner, are the most highly touted pickups for a team looking to beef up its defense, fans need not look further than homegrown talent Jamie Collins for...
Via cover32 - Patriots
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: Final Impressions from the Final OTA’s

The New England Patriots will conclude the ninth of the ten organized team activities today and it is the third and final session open to the media before the mandatory three-day mini camp begins next week. Here are players who have thus far stood out and ley veterans returning from injury: Who Stood Out: Brandon Browner Newly acquired veteran cornerback, Brandon Browner...
Via TopSportsReport
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Draft History: Trading up

The Patriots traded up twice in the 2012 first round, for Chandler Jones and Donta Hightower- Barry Chin/ Boston GlobeNow that the NFL Draft is officially less than a month away, we here at PatriotsLife are turning most of our attention towards our draft coverage. Keeping that in mind, this is the first post of an ongoing series this month, reviewing the Patriots Draft History under...
Via Patriots Life
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Here's Charles Barkley hanging out in the Pats locker room postgame

Photo: Charles Barkley and Aqib Talib in the Patriots locker room. pic.twitter.com/IyxDpzJzBL— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) January 12, 2014 Photo: Charles Barkley interrupts post-game interview with Dont'a Hightower. Asks him about Auburn football. pic.twitter.com/j8TYNertII— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) January 12, 2014Sir Charles thinks the Colts run defense was turrrrible. I was...
Via Patriots Life
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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