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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower done for the season

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:53:23 -0800

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Nov. 7, with a torn pectoral muscle.

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Patriots | Week 8 inactives for Patriots

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 08:34:20 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared OT Cameron Fleming, OL Cole Croston, LB Dont'a Hightower, CB Eric Rowe, DE Geneo Grissom, DL Malcom Brown, CB Stephon Gilmore inactive for Week 8.

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Patriots | Week 8 injury report for New England

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:43:17 -0700

New England Patriots DL Malcom Brown (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 8 against the Los Angeles Chargers. WR Danny Amendola (knee), CB Stephon Gilmore (concussion, ankle), DL Lawrence Guy (chest), DE Cassius Marsh (shoulder) and LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) were all limited in practice Friday, Oct. 27, and are listed as questionable.

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Patriots | Thursday's Patriots practice report

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 16:34:19 -0700

New England Patriots LBs Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), Harvey Langi (back), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and DL Malcom Brown (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 26. Meanwhile, CB Stephon Gilmore (concussion, ankle), DL Lawrence Guy (chest), DE Cassius Marsh (shoulder), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and TE Jacob Hollister (chest) all got in a limited practice.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower has surgery

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:31:27 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (pectoral) underwent successful surgery Thursday, Oct. 26, to repair his torn pectoral, according to a source. He is expected to be fully recovered for next season.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower out for season

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 05:31:38 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (pectoral) has a torn pectoral muscle and is out for the season.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower won't play in Week 8

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 18:26:44 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) won't play in Week 8 Sunday, Oct. 29, versus the Los Angeles Chargers. It's possible he misses additional time as well, as the team is still evaluating the extent of his shoulder injury. His timetable remains "undefined" as of now.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice for Patriots

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:12:21 -0700

New England Patriots DT Malcom Brown (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 25. CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle, concussion), DE Lawrence Guy (chest), TE Jacob Hollister (chest), DE Cassius Marsh (shoulder) and LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower leaves game

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:10:14 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower left the Week 7 game against the Atlanta Falcons due to a shoulder injury.

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Patriots | Week 6 injury report for Patriots

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:02:40 -0700

New England Patriots CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 6. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. QB Tom Brady (shoulder), TE Rob Gronkowski (thigh), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Patriots | Thursday injury report for Patriots

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:54:12 -0700

New England Patriots CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 12. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were limited.

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Patriots | New England practice report for Wed.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:37:12 -0700

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (shoulder), TE Rob Gronkowski (thigh), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and OT Nate Solder (non-injury related) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 11. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were listed as limited participants.

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Patriots | Week 5 injury report for Patriots

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:28:10 -0700

New England Patriots CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 4, and has been ruled out for Week 5. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) was limited but has been ruled out. LB Elandon Roberts (ankle), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), CB Brandon King (hamstring), TE Rob Gronkowski (thigh) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.

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Patriots | Tuesday's practice report for Pats

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 13:26:26 -0700

New England Patriots CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 3. RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), OL Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DB Brandon King (hamstring), LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were each listed as limited participants.

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Patriots | Monday practice report for Patriots

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:05:39 -0700

New England Patriots LB Elandon Roberts (ankle) and CB Eric Rowe (groin) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 2. OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), CB Stephon Gilmore (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), S Brandon King (hamstring) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower expected to play

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 12:33:48 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) likely will play in the team's Week 4 game unless he suffers a setback, according to a source.

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Patriots | Week 4 injury report for Patriots

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:33:22 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) was limited during practice and is listed as doubtful for Week 4. LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), CB Eric Rowe (groin), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) and CB Brandon King (hamstring) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. WR Danny Amendola (knee), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), FS Nate Ebner (shoulder) and CB Stephon Gilmore (groin) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Patriots

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:57:24 -0700

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (ankle, concussion), FS Nate Ebner (shoulder), CB Stephon Gilmore (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 28.

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Patriots | Wednesday's practice report for Pats

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 13:24:13 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 27. WR Danny Amendola (knee), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle, concussion), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), DB Nate Ebner (shoulder), CB Stephon Gilmore, LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were listed as limited participants.

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Patriots | New England's Week 3 inactives

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:36:34 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared OL Cole Croston, LB Dont'a Hightower, CB Eric Rowe, LB Harvey Langi, OT Marcus Cannon, WR Matthew Slater, RB Rex Burkhead inactive for Week 3.

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Patriots | New England injury report for Week 3

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:22:32 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (ribs) and DT Vincent Valentine (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 2. Burkhead is out for Week 3, while Valentine was placed on the Reserve/Injured list. WR Danny Amendola (concussion, knee), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle, concussion), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), S Nate Ebner (shoulder), CB Stephon Gilmore (groin), TE Rob Gronkowski (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Chris Hogan (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (thumb), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were each limited in practice and considered questionable for the game against the Houston Texans.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Patriots

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:53:36 -0700

New England Patriots OT Marcus Cannon (ankle, concussion) and DT Vincent Valentine (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 21. CB Stephon Gilmore (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (thumb), CB Eric Rowe (groin) and WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | New England practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:55:00 -0700

New England Patriots RB Rex Burkhead (ribs), OT Marcus Cannon (ankle, concussion) and TE Rob Gronkowski (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 20. WR Danny Amendola (concussion, knee), WR Phillip Dorsett (knee), CB Stephon Gilmore (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Chris Hogan (knee), LB Elandon Roberts (thumb), CB Eric Rowe (groin), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring) and NT Vincent Valentine (knee) were limited in their participation.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower update

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:41:46 -0700

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower's (knee) medial collateral ligament injury is believed to be a two-to-three-week injury, and he could return in Week 3 or Week 4.

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Patriots | Week 2 New England inactives

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:36:05 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared OL Cole Croston, WR Danny Amendola, LB Dont'a Hightower, OT LaAdrian Waddle, WR Matthew Slater, FS Nate Ebner, DL Vincent Valentine inactive for Week 2.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower sought second opinion

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:53:07 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) sought a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on the knee injury he suffered in Week 1, according to sources.

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Patriots | Week 2 injury report for Patriots

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:25:33 -0700

New England Patriots WR Danny Amendola (concussion, knee), WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), DT Vincent Valentine (knee) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 15, and have been ruled out for Week 2. OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), FS Nate Ebner (shoulder) and FS Devin McCourty (groin) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. OT Cameron Fleming (ankle) and DT Adam Butler (knee) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Patriots

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:03:44 -0700

New England Patriots WR Matthew Slater (hamstring), DT Vincent Valentine (knee) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 14. OT Marcus Cannon (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), DT Adam Butler (knee), FS Nate Ebner (shoulder) and FS Devin McCourty (groin) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower sidelined Wednesday

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:50:46 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) was absent from practice Wednesday, Sept. 13.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower believed OK

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:29:38 -0700

Updating previous reports, New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) is believed to have a minor medial collateral ligament sprain. With the long week, he could potentially play in Week 2.

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Patriots | Knee injury for Dont'a Hightower

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:13:38 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) suffered a right knee injury against the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, Sept. 7, and is questionable to return.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower exits game

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:02:47 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (leg) exited against the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, Sept. 7, after having an offensive lineman fall on his leg. He walked to the medical tent under his own power.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower will not play

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:17:15 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) will not play in the preseason game against the Detroit Lions Friday, Aug. 25. He was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list earlier this week and has participated in only two practices.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower back at practice Tuesday

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:23:24 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower was activated off the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday, Aug. 22.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower, Alan Branch going on PUP list

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:25:48 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) will start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Patriots | Two Patriots placed on PUP list

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:17:50 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) and DT Alan Branch (undisclosed) were placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, July 24.

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Patriots | David Harris could have sporadic role

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:07 -0700

New England Patriots LB David Harris will be competing for playing time with fellow LBs Shea McClellin, Elandon Roberts and Kyle Van Noy. He is expected to be used in a mix-and-match approach, according to ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss, but Harris also provides insurance incase LB Dont'a Hightower is injured.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower limited

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:18:51 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) hasn't fully participated in practices this offseason.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower financial details

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:47:07 -0700

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower's four-year contract includes numerous incentives that are based on playing time. In addition to receiving $54,687.50 for every game he is active, he could earn up to $2 million in annual incentives based on the percentage of snaps he plays. Hightower would earn $375,000 in bonuses for playing in 65 percent of snaps, an additional $250,000 for 70 percent, another $250,000 for 75 percent and another $125,000 for 80 percent. He can also earn $500,000 bonuses for earning first-team All-Pro or making the Pro Bowl on the original ballot.

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

Jets | NYJ pulled Dont'a Hightower offer off table?

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:08:47 -0700

The New York Jets reportedly pulled their free-agent offer to LB Dont'a Hightower prior to his signing with the New England Patriots due to concerns over his physical, according to NFL.Network's Albert Breer.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower re-signs with Pats

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:47:23 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) re-signed with the New England Patriots Wednesday, March 15, on a four-year deal worth $43.5 million, according to Hightower's agent, SportsTrust Advisors. He will receive $19 million in guaranteed money.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower decision coming

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 05:14:13 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is expected to decide on either the New England Patriots, New York Jets or Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, March 15. He's expected to return to the Patriots.

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NFL | Dont'a Hightower down to three teams

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:23:05 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) has narrowed his choices down to the New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. He's "thought to be seeking" $12 million per year, which would make him the second highest-paid linebacker in the NFL, behind only Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly ($12.4 million).

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Jets | Dont'a Hightower big target for Jets

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:41:40 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is of great interest to the New York Jets. In fact, Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com says the Jets' interest in Hightower "cannot be overstated."

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Steelers | Dont'a Hightower in Pittsburgh

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:13:21 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, March 14.

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Steelers | Dont'a Hightower to visit Steelers

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:13:26 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is scheduled to meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to a source.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower expected to stay

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 05:25:44 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is expected to re-sign with the New England Patriots after he left visits with the New York Jets and Tennessee Titans.

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Jets | Dont'a Hightower visiting NYJ

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:49:05 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower (Patriots) is visiting the New York Jets, according to a source, and the visit will conclude Monday, March 13.

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Jets | NYJ showing interest in Dont'a Hightower?

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 12:40:23 -0700

Free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower is reportedly being courted by the New York Jets, according to ESPN's Rich Cimini.

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Patriots | NE keeping tabs on Dont'a Hightower

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 10:05:18 -0800

The New England Patriots are still "very interested" in bringing back free-agent LB Dont'a Hightower, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.

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