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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

Starting spot not set in stone for Patriots DE Warren

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Despite all the D-line shuffling that went on in 2010, Patriots veteran DE Ty Warren will be fighting to regain his starting spot, and possibly to stay on the roster, after missing all last season with a hip injury.

Pats return to Detroit in preseason

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The NFL released its 2011 preseason schedule on Tuesday and the Patriots have a nationally-televised meeting in Detroit among their four games.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 17

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the past 10 players chosen with the 17th pick in the NFL draft, including QB Josh Freeman by the Buccaneers in 2009.

Brady throwing passes post-surgery

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady was photographed throwing passes in Los Angeles recently. He had surgery on a stress fracture in his right foot after the season.

Stroud looking for resurgence in New England

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Marcus Stroud hopes to get a similar lift by playing in New England that the Patriots received from Gerard Warren in 2010.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 28

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly takes a look at the last 10 players selected 28th overall, including Bills OG-C Eric Wood in 2009.

Patriots add assistant strength coach

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Patriots added Moses Cabrera as the team's new assistant strength and conditioning coach, a position opened after the promotion of Harold Nash.

Morris named to Patriots' Hall of Fame

Posted March 27, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Sunday that former center Jon Morris was selected to the Patriots' Hall of Fame by a 10-person senior selection committee.

Belichick misses morning media session

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was absent from the Wednesday morning "Coaches Breakfast" at the owners meetings in New Orleans.

Belichick opposes kickoff changes

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Speaking at the NFL meetings in New Orleans, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he doesn't like moving up kickoff to the 35-yard line.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Patriots owner Kraft to miss league meetings

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
Robert Kraft, one of the NFL's most influential owners, will miss this week's meetings in New Orleans.

Report: Crumpler has shoulder surgery

Posted March 19, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Alge Crumpler underwent shoulder surgery in late January, according to Shalise Young of the Boston Globe.

Moss shows love for the Patriots

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The always-interesting Randy Moss professed his love for the Patriots during a radio interview on KFAN 1130-AM in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

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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