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Dont'a Hightower

New England Patriots
Linebacker

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 265

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YearTmGTacklesAssistsDef SacksInterceptInt TDFum RecFum TD
2012NEP1460174.000021
2013NEP1697421.000000
Average:793030011
Total:1575950021

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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