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Dan Connolly

Dan Connolly - #63 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 310 lbs.
Birthday 09/02/1982
Birthplace St. Louis, MO
College Southeast Missouri State
Years played 8

Stafford looks sharp in Lions' 34-10 win over Pats

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, leading Detroit to a 34-10 win over New England on Saturday night.

Patriots re-sign rookie OL Berry

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots brought back rookie free-agent OL Mike Berry on Wednesday.

Preseason Week Three power rankings

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.

Pryor, Mallett have traveled same road

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Two rookie quarterbacks — Ryan Mallett of the Patriots and Terrelle Pryor of the Raiders — have taken similar paths to the NFL.

Haynesworth pleads no contest to lesser assault charge

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
A day before his trial was to begin, Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth pleaded no contest on Monday to a simple assault charge in a Washington, D.C. courthouse.

Patriots sign TE Mills

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Sunday that they have signed TE Garrett Mills.

Report: Ravens sign OT LeVoir

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Ravens agreed to terms on a deal with former Patriots OT Mark LeVoir on Saturday.

Patriots add LB Brown

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced they signed veteran LB Ricky Brown on Saturday. Brown reportedly had a workout with New England on Friday.

Former Jets S Ihedigbo heading to New England

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Former Jets safety and special-teamer James Ihedigbo is joining the Patriots, he announced on his Twitter feed Friday afternoon.

Report: Portis works out with Pats

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport, former Redskins RB Clinton Portis had a workout with the Patriots.

Patriots place rookie LB Cox on I.R.

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed undrafted rookie LB Christian Cox on injured reserve with a neck injury, the team announced Friday.

Brady keys Patriots' offense in 31-14 win over Bucs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady tossed a pair of touchdowns and completed 11 of 19 passes in New England's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Patriots are bringing in another veteran wide receiver for a workout; this time it's Mark Clayton.

Patriots cut OL LeVoir

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced on Wednesday that they have released OL Mark LeVoir.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 18, 2012
The New England Patriots are without starting guards Logan Mankins and Connolly against the Indianapolis Colts.||||||| Mankins missed Sunday's game with calf and ankle injuries, while Connolly has a back problem.
Posted March 20, 2012
The Patriots re-signed offensive lineman Dan Connolly on Tuesday, and announced two more free-agent deals, with defensive end Jonathan Fanene and tight end Daniel Fells.||||||| Connolly, 29, is a veteran of seven NFL seasons, and has been with the Patriots since 2007. While with New England, he has started at both guard and center. Last season, Connolly played in 13 regular-season games with 11 starts at center. He also started at center in all three postseason games. Connolly set an NFL record for the longest kickoff return by an offensive lineman with a 71-yarder against Green Bay on Dec. 19, 2010.
Posted Dec. 22, 2010
Connolly missed Wednesday's practice with a concussion three days after his 71-yard kickoff return against Green Bay, believed to be the longest by an NFL offensive lineman.||||||| According to STATS LLC, it was the longest since 1976, when the league began keeping complete records. Earlier Wednesday, Connolly became the second offensive lineman ever to be honored as the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the NFL.
Posted Dec. 13, 2008
The Patriots signed Connolly from their practice squad on Saturday.||||||| Connolly has played in four career games, all with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2005. This season, the 6-foot-4, 313-pound offensive lineman was on the Patriots' active roster for the first five games. He was released Oct. 20 and signed to the team's practice squad two days later.
Posted Sept. 06, 2006
The Jaguars placed Connolly on injured reserve. Connolly broke his finger during training camp.|||||||

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