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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower has surgery

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:22:33 -0800

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum and will be sidelined for approximately six or seven months.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower expected to have surgery

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:34:41 -0800

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) is expected to undergo labrum surgery in the near future.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower exits with injury

Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:38:33 -0800

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (undisclosed) was being looked at by trainers on the sidelines during the second quarter of Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1.

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Patriots | Friday practice report for Super Bowl

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:46:34 -0800

New England Patriots C Bryan Stork (knee) was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 30, and is questionable for the Super Bowl. LB Akeem Ayers (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris Jones (elbow), CB Darrelle Revis (non-injury) and DT Sealver Siliga (foot) all were limited in practice and are probable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Super Bowl week

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:14:56 -0800

New England Patriots LB Akeem Ayers (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris Jones (elbow), DT Sealver Siliga (knee) and C Bryan Stork (knee) were each listed as limited participants in practice Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for the Super Bowl

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:04:16 -0800

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris D. Jones (elbow), DT Sealver Siliga (foot) and C Bryan Stork (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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Patriots | Friday injury report for the Super Bowl

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:54:01 -0800

New England Patriots CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris D. Jones (elbow), DT Sealver Siliga (foot) and C Bryan Stork (knee) are questionable for the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks after each player was limited in practice Friday, Jan. 23.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for Super Bowl bye week

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:57:29 -0800

New England Patriots CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris D. Jones (elbow), DL Sealver Siliga (foot) and C Bryan Stork (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for Super Bowl bye week

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:34:08 -0800

New England Patriots C Brian Stork (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 21. CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DT Chris D. Jones (elbow) and DT Sealver Siliga (foot) all were limited in practice. The team did not practice Wednesday, so this is an estimation.

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Patriots | Friday injury report for AFC Championship game

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:42:23 -0800

New England Patriots C Bryan Stork (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 16, and has been ruled out for the AFC Championship game. CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DT Chris D. Jones (elbow) were limited during practice and are listed as probable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for championship weekend

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:02:45 -0800

New England Patriots C Bryan Stork (knee) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 15. CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DT Chris D. Jones (elbow) were limited.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for championship weekend

Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:54:48 -0800

New England Patriots C Bryan Stork (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 14. CB Brandon Browner (knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DT Chris D. Jones (elbow) were limited.

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Patriots | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:34:11 -0800

The New England Patriots have declared CB Brandon Browner, OG Dan Connolly, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB Jonas Gray, WR Julian Edelman, TE Rob Gronkowski, OT Sebastian Vollmer inactive for Week 17.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:01:41 -0800

New England Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 26, but has been ruled out for Week 17. LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), CB Brandon Browner (groin), LB Jamie Collins (hip), OG Dan Connolly (knee), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) OT Sebastian Vollmer (back) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:01:06 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), CB Brandon Browner (groin), LB Jamie Collins (hip), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovch (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 25. The Patriots did not practice Thursday, so this is an estimation.

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Patriots | Defensive starters likely to be pulled

Thu, 25 Dec 2014 07:34:49 -0800

New England Patriots CB Darrelle Revis, LB Jamie Collins and LB Dont'a Hightower are among defensive starters beat writer Mike Reiss believes will be pulled from the Week 17 game early.

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Patriots | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:59:40 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), CB Brandon Browner (groin), LB Jamie Collins (hip), OL Dan Connolly (knee), OL Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were listed as limited participants for practice Wednesday, Dec. 24.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:03:04 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), OG Dan Connolly (knee), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) are questionable for Week 16 against the New York Jets. All players were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 19.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:51:24 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), OG Dan Connolly (knee), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:16:30 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (finger), CB Kyle Arrington (hamstring), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:00:21 -0800

New England Patriots DT Dominique Easley (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 12, and has been ruled out for Week 15. OG Dan Connolly (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:21:21 -0800

New England Patriots DE Dominique Easley (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 11. LS Danny Aiken (concussion), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:17:24 -0800

New England Patriots DE Dominique Easley (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. LS Danny Aiken (concussion), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), DE Chandler Jones (hip), DE Rob Ninkovich (heel) and LB Chris White (ankle) were limited.

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Patriots | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:07:56 -0800

The New England Patriots have declared CB Alfonzo Dennard, OT Cameron Fleming, DL Chandler Jones, LB Chris White, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB James White, OT Jordan Devey inactive for Week 14.

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Patriots | Friday practice report for Week 14

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:11:18 -0800

New England Patriots LB Chris White (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 5, and is doubtful for Week 14. LS Danny Aiken (concussion), CB Kyle Arrington (ankle), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), DE Dominique Easley (knee), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) all were limited in practice and are questionable. OT Marcus Cannon (hip) fully practiced and is probable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:20:54 -0800

New England Patriots LB Chris White (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 4. LS Danny Aiken (concussion), CB Kyle Arrington (ankle), OG Dan Connolly (ankle), DE Dominique Easley (knee), OT Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) were limited, while OT Marcus Cannon (hip) practiced in full.

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Patriots | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:21:15 -0800

New England Patriots WR Aaron Dobson (hamstring) and LB Chris White (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 3. LS Danny Aiken (concussion), CB Kyle Arrington (ankle), OL Dan Connolly (ankle), DL Dominique Easley (knee), OL Cameron Fleming (ankle), LB Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) were limited in practice. OL Marcus Cannon (hip) took part in a full practice.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:28:02 -0700

New England Patriots DT Alan Branch (non-injury related) and DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. S Nate Ebner (finger), DL Dominique Easley (knee), OL Cameron Fleming (finger) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited. CB Brandon Browner (ankle) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) were full participants.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:57:33 -0700

New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. FS Nate Ebner (finger), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited during practice, while CB Brandon Browner (ankle) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:17:53 -0700

New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and has been ruled out for Week 8. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger), WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and FS Devin McCourty (rib) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:59:47 -0700

New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), DE Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), S Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger), WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) were limited, while CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and S Devin McCourty (rib) practiced in full.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:05:26 -0700

New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), OG Dan Connolly (concussion), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), FS Devin McCourty (rib), WR Matthew Slater (shoulder), C Bryan Stork (concussion) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:40:58 -0700

New England Patriots FS Nate Ebner (finger) and OT Cameron Fleming (finger) have been ruled out for Week 7. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), C Bryan Stork (concussion), CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) are listed as questionable, while DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) and FS Devin McCourty (rib) are listed as probable. Connolly, Ebner, Fleming and Stork did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:32:55 -0700

New England Patriots OG Dan Connolly (concussion), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 14. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DL Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (ribs) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited.

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Patriots | Monday injury report

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:02:34 -0700

New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo (knee) has been ruled out for Week 7. OG Dan Connolly (concussion), FS Nate Ebner (finger), OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and C Bryan Stork (concussion) did not practice Monday, Oct. 13. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DL Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (rib) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited. The team did not practice Monday, but was required to provide the status of injured players if they had practiced.

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Patriots | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:49:11 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared CB Brandon Browner, C Bryan Stork, OT Cameron Fleming, DL Dominique Easley, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB James White, FS Nate Ebner inactive for Week 6.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:26:21 -0700

New England Patriots OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and FS Nate Ebner (finger) have been ruled out for Week 6. CB Brandon Browner (ankle), LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DE Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) and C Bryan Stork (head) are listed as questionable, while DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) and FS Devin McCourty (rib) are listed as probable. Ebner, Fleming, Browner, Easley and Stork did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10. Collins, Hightower, Slater, Jones and McCourty were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:33:55 -0700

New England Patriots CB Brandon Browner (ankle), DE Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), FS Nate Ebner (finger) and OT Cameron Fleming (finger) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. LB Jamie Collins (thigh), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (rib) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:14:03 -0700

New England Patriots OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and FS Nate Ebner (finger) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. LB Jamie Collins (thigh), DT Dominique Easley (knee, shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder), FS Devin McCourty (rib) and WR Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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Patriots | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 16:15:00 -0700

The New England Patriots have declared OT Cameron Fleming, LB Dont'a Hightower, RB James White, OL Josh Kline, CB Malcolm Butler, FS Nate Ebner, DE Zach Moore inactive for Week 5.

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Patriots | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:27:12 -0700

New England Patriots OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and FS Nate Ebner (finger) have been ruled out for Week 5. LB Jamie Collins (thigh), CB Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), DE Dominique Easley (knee) and LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) are listed as questionable, while DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) is listed as probable. Fleming and Ebner did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:52:28 -0700

New England Patriots OT Cameron Fleming (finger) and FS Nate Ebner (finger) did not practice Thursday Oct. 2. LB Jamie Collins (thigh), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) and CB Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder) were limited participants at practice.

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Patriots | Wednesday's injury report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:14:38 -0700

New England Patriots FS Nate Ebner (finger) and OT Cameron Fleming (finger) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. LB Jamie Collins (thigh), CB Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), LB Dont'a Hightower (knee) and DE Chandler Jones (shoulder) were limited in their participation.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower fined

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:06:43 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower has been fined $16,537 for a roughing the passer penalty he received in Week 1.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower could move to ILB

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:02:59 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower could move from outside linebacker to inside linebacker if LB Jamie Collins (thigh) is not able to play Week 2. Several players would fill in for Hightower at outside linebacker.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower comfortable being a leader

Thu, 01 May 2014 14:11:48 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower believes he can continue to be a leader on and off the field and is embracing the role.

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Patriots | Friday injury report for AFC Championship

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:36:36 -0800

New England Patriots LB Steve Beauharnais (illness) did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 17, and has been ruled out. P Ryan Allen (shoulder) was limited in practice and is questionable. CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee, shoulder), LB Dane Fletcher (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (ankle), OG Logan Mankins (ankle) and RB Shane Vereen (groin) all fully practiced and are probable.

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Patriots | Thursday practice report for AFC Championship

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:58:54 -0800

New England Patriots P Ryan Allen (shoulder) and LB Dont'a Hightower (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Jan. 16. CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee, shoulder), LB Dane Fletcher (groin) and OG Logan Mankins (ankle) practiced in full.

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Patriots | Wednesday practice report for AFC Championship game

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:49:58 -0800

New England Patriots LS Danny Aiken (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 15. WR Kenbrell Thompkins (concussion, hip), LB Dane Fletcher (groin), LB Dont'a Hightower (ankle), CB Kyle Arrington (groin), CB Alfonzo Dennard (knee, shoulder) and P Ryan Allen (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Patriots | Dont'a Hightower could lead defense

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:19:30 -0700

New England Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower, who has mostly played the strongside linebacker position, could be asked to become the defensive captain with LB Jerod Mayo (pectoral) likely lost for the season. LB Jamie Collins and LB Dane Fletcher are other options, since Hightower sometimes comes out of the game in sub packages.

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