Dont'a Hightower RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dont'a Hightower: I am ahead of schedule after shoulder surgery

    WEEI Boston "While the Patriots were in South Florida Monday night taking on the Dolphins, Dont'a Hightower was at Gillette Stadium hosting a Papa John's pizza party. Hightower joined the NFL Sunday on a Monday pregame show with Mike Mutnansky and Rich Keefe and gave an update on his health. Hightower had..." December 12

  • Patriots put Dont’a Hightower on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots waited, but couldn’t avoid the inevitable. Via Field Yates of ESPN, the Patriots have put linebacker Dont'a Hightower on injured reserve. Hightower suffered a torn pectoral muscle in Week Seven against the Falcons, and they didn’t immediately rule him out for the year." November 07

  • Dont’a Hightower out Sunday, potentially longer due to shoulder injury

    Boston Herald "The Patriots defense made significant strides during linebacker Dont’a Hightower’s reemergence over the past month. Now, they might have to continue that progress without him. Hightower won’t play Sunday against the Chargers due to a right shoulder injury, and he could be out for a bit..." October 26

  • Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec

    NFL.com "Just as the New England Patriots' defense appeared to turn the corner, it suffered another body blow. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that linebacker Dont'a Hightower has a torn pec and is out for the season, according to a source informed of the situation. Losing..." October 26

  • Dont’a Hightower expected to play against Panthers

    Boston Herald "Linebacker Dont’a Hightower’s time on the shelf is expected to come to an end. Hightower, who sprained his knee in the season opener, is in the game plan for the Patriots’ game against the Panthers on Sunday, according to a source. He is expected to return to the lineup barring an unforeseen..." September 29

  • Patriots LB Dont’a Hightower could return this week

    Fanrag Sports "Dont’a Hightower may not be out much longer. The New England Patriots linebacker, who is recovering from a sprained MCL injury, could return as soon as this week, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. After getting checked out by two different doctors, Hightower’s MCL injury was..." September 18

  • Report: Dont’a Hightower suffered minor MCL sprain, could play Week 2

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots cannot afford to lose any more players on the defensive side of the ball after they were torched for 42 points on Thursday night, and fortunately for them it sounds like Dont’a Hightower may not miss any time. Hightower left his team’s loss against the Kansas City..." September 08