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Brandon Spikes

Brandon Spikes - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 09/03/1987
Birthplace Shelby, NC
College Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 30th pick by Patriots


Tack FF Int
92 5 0

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
LBs Brandon Spikes, Aaron Curry and Von Miller were among those fined on Friday by the league.

Spikes, Greenway each fined $21,000

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the players fined on Friday for actions taken in Week Four games, according to multiple media reports.

Patriots place Mankins, five others on PUP list

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed six veterans on the physically-unable-to-perform list, according to multiple reports.

Patriots players of the week: Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
Tom Brady had a tremendous game until the final stretch in the Patriots' loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Patriots LB Spikes in spotlight again

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Brandon Spikes' return is key for the Patriots' playoff run and for his own development after he missed eight games this season.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti talked with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Saturday's playoff game vs. Denver.

They said it: Patriots divisional-round edition

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
Here are the highlights of what Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, QB Tom Brady, DT Vince Wilfork and CB Devin McCourty said to the media Tuesday.

A healthy Fletcher gives boost to Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.

Patriots downgrade Chung, Spikes to out

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded C Dan Connolly, S Patrick Chung, ILB Brandon Spikes and RB Shane Vereen to out for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Report: Patriots LB Spikes has sprained MCL

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Brandon Spikes has an MCL strain, an MRI determined on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Patriots players of the week: Week Six

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense had a strong effort, holding the Cowboys to 16 points. ILB Brandon Spikes had a breakout game in the win.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense will have to keep a pair of talented Bills backs in check in the run game and in the flats.

Spikes needs to put end of 2010 season behind him

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
After a solid start to his rookie season, Patriots ILB Brandon Spikes got suspended and did little in the team's playoff loss. He needs to return to the form he flashed at times in 2010.

Patriots positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
This is the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's LB situation.

Patriots' 60-second rant: Depleted D-line gets big test Sunday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
If the Jets expose the Patriots' defensive line on Sunday the way other teams have this season, it could spell the end of New England's run.


Posted Dec. 10, 2010
The NFL has suspended Spikes four games without pay for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.||||||| Spikes, the team's second leading tackler, will miss the rest of the regular season, starting Sunday at the Chicago Bears. The rookie drafted in the second round from Florida will be eligible to rejoin the active roster after the finale at home against Miami, and would be eligible for the playoffs.