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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

Report: Patriots re-sign OLT Light

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots nailed down their blind-side tackle, signing OLT Matt Light to a two-year deal, according to Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe.

Patriots re-sign DB McGowan, LB White

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed DB Brandon McGowan and LB Tracy White on Saturday, while releasing LB Anthony Leonard.

Ochocinco will be a 'chameleon' in New England

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco has vowed to tone down his act in an effort to fit in with the Patriots.

Patriots re-sign veteran RB Faulk

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed veteran RB Kevin Faulk and signed free-agent DL Steve Williams on Saturday.

Patriots announce Haynesworth trade; reportedly sign CB Arrington

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots officially announced the team's trade for former Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth, which means he passed his physical.

Patriots cut six, including DE Warren

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Patriots released six veterans on Friday, including DE Ty Warren, OT Nick Kaczur and TE Alge Crumpler.

Patriots sign draft picks

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Patriots' first reported draft pick to sign was sixth-round OLB-DE Markell Carter.

Ochocinco gets his wish in joining the Patriots

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco was never bashful about his admiration for Bill Belichick, and now he makes the Patriots an even better offense.

Patriots acquire WR Ochocinco

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:13 a.m. ET
The Patriots strike again. Hours after acquiring DT Albert Haynesworth from the Redskins, the Patriots traded for Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

Report: Patriots to release DT Stroud

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots will release DT Marcus Stroud on Thursday, PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport reported.

Patriots finally make noise by acquiring Haynesworth

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots have acquired DT Albert Haynesworth. He brings plenty of baggage with him to New England, where he will be expected to improve the pass rush.

Five Patriots most impacted by the lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
There aren't many young players on the team, but the Patriots do have a few who would have benefited from a normal offseason.

Patriots acquire Haynesworth from Redskins

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Patriots reportedly traded a fifth-round pick in 2013 to the Redskins for DT Albert Haynesworth.

Patriots add 12 undrafted rookies

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots added 12 undrafted rookies to their roster, the team announced on Wednesday.

Patriots agree to one-year deal with RB Morris

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots have agreed to re-sign veteran RB Sammy Morris to a one-year deal, his agent Mark Slough announced.

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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