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David Hawthorne

David Hawthorne - #57 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 246 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1985
Birthplace Corsicana, TX
College TCU
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
38 0 0

Cadet carving niche as Saints utility player

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie RB Travaris Cadet has shown a knack for helping the Saints in a variety of ways this preseason.

Replacing Vitt the next big test for Saints

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The waters have been treacherous for the Saints, and another ripple with some boat-rocking potential will soon surround the club.

Saints owner Benson meets with Goodell in N.Y.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Saints owner Tom Benson has met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York to discuss matters concerning both the team and the league.

State police say no evidence of Saints wiretapping

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Louisiana State police said that they have found no evidence that the Saints rigged wiring at the Superdome to eavesdrop on opposing coaches.

Saints' confidence in Lofton keeps growing

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Even if Jonathan Vilma does return to the field this season, there will be a starting spot for free-agent pickup Curtis Lofton.

Vilma, league return to court; Judge does not rule

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma returned to federal court in New Orleans on Friday, as the linebacker seeks to overturn his year-long suspension.

No settlement coming between Vilma, NFL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
No settlement will be reached between Saints LB Jonathan Vilma and the NFL before Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Brown retires as a Bear

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
DE Alex Brown signed a one-day contract with the Bears Wednesday so that he could retire as a member of the organization.

State Police: Saints wiretapping probe ongoing

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he still has an investigator working with the FBI on wiretapping allegations involving the Saints.

Report: NFL proposes reducing Vilma's suspension

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
The NFL has offered to reduce Saints LB Jonathan Vilma’s suspension from one year to eight games, according to ESPN. 

Cardinals starting QB Kolb leaves game with injury

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Cardinals starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Hall of Fame game in Canton Sunday evening with a rib injury.

Replacement officials to work Hall of Fame game

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Replacement officials will work Sunday’s preseason opener between the Saints and Cardinals.

Saints CB Greer undergoes sports hernia procedure

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Saints CB Jabari Greer underwent a sports hernia procedure, interim head coach Joe Vitt told reporters after Thursday’s practice.

Kolb to start Cardinals' preseason opener

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb will start for the Cardinals in Sunday’s Hall of Fame game against the Saints, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Tuesday.

Texans sign DE King

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Texans signed former Saints DE Mitch King on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 30, 2012
Hawthorne is inactive for the New Orleans Saints for Monday night's game against Philadelphia.||||||| New Orleans decided to sit Hawthorne after giving up more than 400 yards in their first seven games.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Saints starting linebackers Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne are injured and it's not certain whether either will be back for New Orleans' regular-season opener against Washington.||||||| Assistant head coach Joe Vitt says Hawthorne has a torn meniscus and was scheduled for surgery Monday. Vitt did not specify which leg the linebacker hurt.
Posted Dec. 10, 2011
Hawthorne is expected to play Monday night against the St. Louis Rams after fully participating in practice on Saturday.||||||| Hawthorne was a game-time decision against Philadelphia last Thursday and had a team-high six tackles and a 77-yard interception return for a touchdown. The extended time off helped him recover and return to practice by the end of this week.
Posted Nov. 30, 2010
The Seattle Seahawks have signed Hawthorne to a one-year extension through the 2011 season.||||||| The team confirmed the signing on Tuesday. It was first reported by Mac's Football Blog. According to the NFL players association database, Hawthorne will make $900,000 in base salary for the 2011 season. It's a raise of more than $200,000 from what he is making this season.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Seahawks have used the exclusive rights tender on Hawthorne.||||||| By using that tender on Hawthorne, only the Seahawks can negotiate with him because he has no free agency privileges. Had they not made this tender, he could have talked to other teams as a restricted free agent.

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