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  1. Dont'a Hightower

    Dont'a Hightower #54 LB

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    6.7(0.0) 170.0
    Update: Hightower (knee) was on the field for all 87 defensive snaps in Thursday's win over the Jets, reports. (Oct 18) Next Game: Bears at Patriots Sunday 10/26 1:00 PM ET FOX
  2. Dont'a Hightower's return comes at right time

    Kyle Brasseur, Special to

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There's nothing that makes losing linebacker Jerod Mayo for the rest of the season any easier for the Patriots. However, the return of linebacker Dont'a Hightower is definitely good news for New England. After missing last wee...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  3. Analysis from Patriots' inactive players

    Mike Reiss

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- A few thoughts from the New England Patriots' inactive players: CB Brandon Browner, DL Dominique Easley, S Nate Ebner, OL Cameron Fleming, LB Dont'a Hightower, C Bryan Stork and RB James White: No surprises: This was the grou...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  4. Analysis from Patriots' inactives

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Analysis from the New England Patriots' inactive players: CB Malcolm Butler, S Nate Ebner, OL Cameron Fleming, LB Dont'a Hightower, G Josh Kline, DE Zach Moore, RB James White: Hightower the biggest blow. The third-year lineba...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  5. Chandler Jones, Dont'a Hightower limited

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots starting right defensive end Chandler Jones injured his right shoulder in Monday's loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and was limited in Wednesday's practice. Jones sustained the injury in the second quarter a...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Pats 2nd-quarter review: Hightower rises

    Mike Reiss

    Picked-up pieces after reviewing the second quarter of the New England Patriots' 16-9 victory over the Oakland Raiders: 1. A three-play sequence from Dont'a Hightower (13:43-12:38) showcased his physicality, versatility and athleticism as he is pl...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  7. Defensive starters for Patriots

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Defensive starters for the New England Patriots in their home opener against the Raiders: DE: Chandler Jones DT: Sealver Siliga DT: Vince Wilfork DE: Rob Ninkovich LB: Dont'a Hightower LB: Jerod Mayo LB: Jamie Collins C...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  8. Patriots' defensive snaps: Skinner chips in

    Mike Reiss

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- A look at snaps by New England Patriots' players on defense in the team's 30-7 victory against the Minnesota Vikings (includes penalties): INSIDE LINEBACKER Jerod Mayo -- 68 of 68 Dont'a Hightower -- 68 of 68 Deontae Skinn...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  9. Jones, Hightower fined for roughing

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots defenders Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower were fined $16,537 each for their roughing-the-passer penalties in Sunday's season-opener against the Dolphins. Jones had two roughing penalties, both coming i...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  10. Hightower: Overcompensating with run D

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There was an interesting exchange between a reporter and linebacker Dont'a Hightower in the New England Patriots locker room on Wednesday as it related to one of the pressing early-season issues facing the team -- a leaky run def...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  11. Patriots' defensive snaps: Ninkovich dips

    Mike Reiss

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- A look at snaps by New England Patriots players on defense in the team's season-opening 33-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins (includes penalties): DEFENSIVE LINE/ON-THE-LINE LINEBACKER: Dont'a Hightower -- 74 of 74 Chandler Jo...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  12. Patriots players not dressed vs. Giants

    Lee Schechter, special to

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The following Patriots are not dressed for tonight's game against the New York Giants: RB Brandon Bolden TE Michael Hoomanawanui TE Rob Gronkowski LB Jerod Mayo LB Dont'a Hightower OL Chris Martin DL Dominique Easley...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  13. Patriots linebackers having a blast

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With three top draft choices atop the depth chart in Jerod Mayo, Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins , the New England Patriots have the potential to field one of their best linebacker groups in Bill Belichick's 15-year tenure as ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  14. Cleaning out Patriots' OTA notebook

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Cleaning out the notebook from the Patriots' ninth organized team activity: 1. High praise for second-year linebacker Jamie Collins from Dont'a Hightower: "I feel like he's blossomed a lot sooner than anybody [thought]. I feel ...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  15. Hightower open to rush-based role in sub

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Part of what made linebacker Dont'a Hightower an intriguing prospect coming out of the University of Alabama in 2012 was his versatility. He was a hard-hitting linebacker on early downs and then rushed as an end in sub packages. ...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  16. Weekly Patriots chat at noon

    Mike Reiss

    Every Thursday on, there is a Patriots chat in the late morning/early afternoon. Today's chat is scheduled for noon ET, and questions can be submitted in advance. At 11 a.m., Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is scheduled to addr...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  17. Chandler Jones moves up in re-draft

    Mike Reiss

    If the 2012 draft was held today, the Patriots wouldn't be selecting defensive end Chandler Jones. The reason: He wouldn't be available. At least that's the way former scout and current analyst Bucky Brooks sees it. Brooks has been goi...

    Blog | April 18, 2014