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Matt Light

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Patriots | Former teammate rips Aaron Hernandez

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:26:32 -0700

Former New England Patriots OT Matt Light had disparaging remarks about former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez. "I never talk about other guys, but I will say I have never embraced - never believed in - anything Aaron Hernandez stood for," Light said.

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NFL | Matt Light suffered from disease

Tue, 08 May 2012 11:21:54 -0700

Retired OT Matt Light revealed at his retirement ceremony that he has dealt with complications from Crohn's disease and went through post-surgery complications back in 2004. Crohn's disease is an inflammatory digestive disease. Light dealt with the disease for a decade.

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Patriots | Matt Light announces retirement

Mon, 07 May 2012 12:43:02 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light has officially announced his retirement from professional football.

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Patriots | Matt Light to announce retirement

Fri, 04 May 2012 10:01:27 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light will announce his retirement from professional football Monday, May 7.

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Patriots | Matt Light placed on reserve/retired list

Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:10:59 -0700

New England Patriots OL Matt Light was placed on the reserve/retired list Tuesday, April 24, making his retirement official from a paperwork standpoint. Light played 155 regular season games, starting 153 times, and he played in 20 playoff games.

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Patriots | Matt Light to retire

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:28:18 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light will retire from professional football.

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Patriots | Matt Light not at workouts

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 09:37:43 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light is not participating in the offseason workouts and still has not decided about his future.

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Patriots | Nate Solder expects to start at LT

Sat, 31 Mar 2012 19:41:44 -0700

New England Patriots OT Nate Solder said Saturday, March 31, that he expects to earn the starting left tackle job if OT Matt Light elects to retire. He said he believes he was drafted by the team for that job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Shalise Manza Young

Patriots | Matt Light expected to retire

Sun, 25 Mar 2012 10:12:26 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light is expected to retire this offseason.

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Patriots | Matt Light appears ready to retire

Thu, 22 Mar 2012 11:41:29 -0700

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft indicated OT Matt Light will likely retire this offseason but wants Light to announce his plans for the future.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Greg A. Bedard

Patriots | Matt Light considering retirement

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 12:49:30 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light is considering retirement but has not made a decision at this point. The Patriots could do something to his contract to try and entice him to return next season.

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Patriots | Used OTs at tight end at times in 2011

Sat, 18 Feb 2012 08:37:39 -0800

New England Patriots OTs Nate Solder, Thomas Welch, Matt Light and Sebastian Vollmer lined up a combined 14.3 percent of the time at tight end this season. Solder led the group by lining up at tight end 11.1 percent of the time.

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Patriots | Players partying following SB XLVI loss

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 06:30:12 -0800

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski and OT Matt Light were on stage partying during a performance by the musical group LMFAO shortly after the team's loss in Super Bowl XLVI. Gronkowski's father, Gordie Gronkowski, confirmed his son's appearance via Twitter. "Unbelievable night on stage with @LMFAO. Anytime all the bros are together its a great time! @Chrisgronkowski @DGronko @ggronko @RobGronkowski," Gordie Gronkowski said.

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Patriots | Four listed as probable

Fri, 03 Feb 2012 12:55:21 -0800

New England Patriots WR Matt Slater (shoulder), OG Dan Connolly (groin), OT Matt Light (illness) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Feb. 3, and are considered probable for Super Bowl XLVI.

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Patriots | Four players fully practice

Thu, 02 Feb 2012 14:53:52 -0800

New England Patriots WR Matt Slater (shoulder), OG Dan Connolly (groin), OT Matt Light (illness) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Feb. 2.

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Patriots | Four players fully practice

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:59:43 -0800

New England Patriots WR Matt Slater (shoulder), OG Dan Connolly (groin), OT Matt Light (illness) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Matt Light injury update

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 06:18:18 -0800

Updating a previous item, New England Patriots OT Matt Light (illness) said he plans to practice Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Matt Light could return to practice

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 05:37:03 -0800

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he is hopeful OT Matt Light (illness) will return to practice Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Matt Light unavailable for Media Day

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 07:36:56 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (illness) is not taking part in Media Day Tuesday, Jan. 31.

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Patriots | 14 players limited during practice

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 13:32:47 -0800

New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (back) and Matt Slater (shoulder), OGs Dan Connolly (groin) and Logan Mankins (knee), OTs Matt Light (ankle) and Sebastian Vollmer (back, foot), LBs Dane Fletcher (thumb), Rob Ninkovich (hip), Brandon Spikes (knee) and Tracy White (abdomen), CBs Kyle Arrington (foot) and Devin McCourty (shoulder), SS Patrick Chung (foot) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Jan. 11.

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Patriots | Matt Light questionable for Week 17

Fri, 30 Dec 2011 15:48:07 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 30. He is listed as questionable for Week 17 and could be held out of the game so he can rest.

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Patriots | 14 limited

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:15:07 -0800

New England Patriots CB Kyle Arrington (foot), S Patrick Chung (foot), C Dan Connolly (groin), WR Julian Edelman (back), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), S James Ihedigbo (shoulder), OT Matt Light (ankle), CB Devin McCourty (shoulder), LB Rob Ninkovich (hip), WR Matt Slater (shoulder), LB Brandon Spikes (knee), RB Shane Vereen (hamstring), OG Brian Waters (ankle) and LB Tracy White (abdomen) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 29.

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Patriots | Matt Light dealing with ankle injury

Sat, 24 Dec 2011 09:17:07 -0800

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots OT Matt Light (ankle) is inactive for Week 16 because of an ankle injury. The severity of the injury is not known at this point.

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Patriots | Matt Light inactive

Sat, 24 Dec 2011 08:57:24 -0800

New England Patriots LT Matt Light (leg) is inactive for Week 16. He was scratched about 90 minutes before kickoff after sustaining a lower right leg injury during pass blocking drills. Nate Solder will start at LT, while Marcus Cannon will make his first career start at RT.

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Patriots | Week 16 Inactives

Sat, 24 Dec 2011 08:55:31 -0800

The New England Patriots have declared LB Brandon Spikes, OT Matt Light, SS Patrick Chung, DL Ron Brace, QB Ryan Mallett, OT Sebastian Vollmer, RB Shane Vereen inactive for Week 16.

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Patriots | Two not on injury report

Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:21:58 -0800

New England Patriots OG Brian Waters (knee) and OT Matt Light (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 2, and are no longer on the injury report for Week 13.

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Patriots | 14 limited

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:48:47 -0800

New England Patriots S Patrick Chung (foot), C Dan Connolly (groin), WR Julian Edelman (back), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), LB Gary Guyton (shoulder), S James Ihedigbo (shoulder), OT Matt Light (ankle), CB Devin McCourty (shoulder), CB Antwaun Molden (concussion), WR Chad Ochocinco (hamstring), WR Taylor Price (hamstring), WR Matt Slater (shoulder), C Ryan Wendell (calf) and RB Danny Woodhead (abdomen) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Patriots | 14 players limited

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:15:49 -0800

New England Patriots WRs Julian Edelman (back), Chad Ochocinco (hamstring), Taylor Price (hamstring) and Matt Slater (shoulder), C Ryan Wendell (calf), OG Dan Connolly (groin), OT Matt Light (ankle), LBs Dane Fletcher (thumb), Gary Guyton (shoulder) and Brandon Spikes (knee), CBs Devin McCourty (shoulder) and Antwaun Molden (concussion), SS Patrick Chung (foot) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

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Patriots | Seven players questionable for Week 12

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 15:37:53 -0800

New England Patriots WRs Taylor Price (hamstring) and Matt Slater (shoulder), C Dan Connolly (groin), OT Matt Light (ankle) and Sebastian Vollmer (back), LB Gary Guyton (shoulder) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 25. They are listed as questionable for Week 12 but are expected to play.

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Patriots | 10 players limited during practice

Thu, 24 Nov 2011 14:47:39 -0800

New England Patriots WRs Taylor Price (hamstring) and Matt Slater (shoulder), C Dan Connolly (groin), OG Brian Waters (knee), OTs Matt Light (ankle) and Sebastian Vollmer (back), LB Gary Guyton (shoulder), CB Devin McCourty (shoulder), SS Patrick Chung (foot) and SS James Ihedigbo (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 24.

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Patriots | 10 limited

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:58:35 -0800

New England Patriots S Patrick Chung (foot), C Dan Connolly (groin), LB Gary Guyton (shoulder), S James Ihedigbo (shoulder), OT Matt Light (ankle), CB Devin McCourty (shoulder), WR Taylor Price (hamstring), WR Matt Slater (shoulder), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) and OG Brian Waters (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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Patriots | Matt Light not in walking boot

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:57:07 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (ankle) was not in a walking boot Wednesday, Nov. 23, and was on hand for the team's walkthrough practice.

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Patriots | Matt Light in walking boot

Tue, 22 Nov 2011 05:10:53 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (ankle) left the stadium following Week 11 in a walking boot on his right ankle after suffering an injury during the game.

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Patriots | Matt Light leaves with lower leg injury

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:06:47 -0800

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (leg) suffered a lower leg injury in the fourth quarter of the Week 11 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Patriots | Marcus Cannon practicing

Tue, 25 Oct 2011 11:21:15 -0700

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (illness) is practicing Tuesday, Oct. 25, for the first time since undergoing chemotherapy treatments for lymphoma this summer. QB Tom Brady (rest), OT Matt Light (leg), DL Albert Haynesworth (back), CB Ras-I Dowling (hip), OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) and LB Jerod Mayo (knee) also returned to practice.

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Patriots | Tom Brady resting

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:13:45 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (rest) wasn't participating in the team's final practice before heading into their bye week Wednesday, Oct. 19, and it's likely that head coach Bill Belichick is giving his quarterback some rest. Also missing practice were OT Matt Light (leg), CB Ras-I Dowling (hip) and LB Dane Fletcher (thumb).

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Patriots | Tom Brady nicked up?

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:33:33 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (wrist, arm), DL Albert Haynesworth (back), LB Dane Fletcher (thumb), OL Matt Light (leg) and CB Ras-I Dowling (hip) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Oct. 18. Brady had a wrap around his right wrist during the team's Week 6 game, and he might be dealing with a sore throwing arm.

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Patriots | Could use rotation at OT

Sat, 17 Sep 2011 10:18:55 -0700

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said there is a chance the team can rotate OTs Matt Light, Sebastian Vollmer (back) and Nate Solder at left and right tackle once Vollmer is back to health.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Michael Whitmer

Patriots | Matt Light activated from PUP list

Sat, 13 Aug 2011 12:12:19 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light (shoulder) has been taken off the Physically Unable to Perform list and is participating in practice Saturday, Aug. 13.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Shalise Manza Young

Patriots | More on Matt Light

Tue, 02 Aug 2011 10:48:42 -0700

Updating a previous item, New England Patriots OT Matt Light re-signed for two years and up to $12 million, with $7 million in guarantees.

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Patriots | Matt Light expected to start

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 15:38:39 -0700

New England Patriots OT Matt Light is expected to start at left tackle this season because OT Nate Solder was not able to work with the coaches this offseason due to the lockout.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Greg A. Bedard and Shalise Manza Young

Patriots | Matt Light returning

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 20:41:54 -0700

The New England Patriots have reached a deal to re-sign OLT Matt Light, one of their own unrestricted free agents.

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Patriots | Trying to re-sign Matt Light

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:43:45 -0700

The New England Patriots continue to negotiate with free-agent OT Matt Light about a return to the team.

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Patriots | Sebastian Vollmer could play left tackle

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:43:24 -0700

New England Patriots OT Sebastian Vollmer could end up seeing time at left tackle this season if the Patriots do not re-sign Matt Light. Vollmer spent all of last season at right tackle, but started five games at left his rookie season. He said he will go where ever the team needs him. If Vollmer has to move to left tackle, rookie OT Nate Solder would then likely take over at right tackle.

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Patriots | Working to re-sign Matt Light

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 10:46:20 -0700

The New England Patriots are working to re-sign OT Matt Light. If Light isn't retained, left tackle would be handled by either rookie OT Nate Solder or OT Sebastian Vollmer.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Greg A. Bedard

Patriots | Unrestricted free agents

Tue, 26 Jul 2011 21:17:03 -0700

The New England Patriots have the following unrestricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: RB Kevin Faulk, PK Shayne Graham, OT Matt Light, S Brandon McGowan, RB Sammy Morris, OG Quinn Ojinnaka, SS Jarrad Page, RB Fred Taylor, DE Gerard Warren and LB Tracy White.

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Patriots | Could look for short term deal with Matt Light

Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:12:47 -0700

The New England Patriots could look to re-sign impending free-agent OT Matt Light if he is willing to sign a one-year deal.

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Patriots | May not want to get into bidding war for Matt Light

Sun, 19 Jun 2011 07:36:59 -0700

The New England Patriots would like to re-sign impending free-agent OT Matt Light but may not want to get into a bidding war if another team makes a competitive offer to Light.

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Chiefs | Could show interest in Matt Light

Sun, 08 May 2011 12:00:51 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs could show interest in New England Patriots impending free-agent OT Matt Light this offseason because they have a need for offensive tackles.

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Patriots | Expected to keep lines with Matt Light open

Sun, 08 May 2011 11:49:23 -0700

The New England Patriots are expected to leave the lines of communication open with impending free-agent OT Matt Light this offseason but could be outbid by other teams.

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