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Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson - #93 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 300 lbs.
Birthday 09/01/1983
Birthplace Sacramento, CA
College USC
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 31st pick by Eagles

LB Bulluck to retire as a Titan

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
LB Keith Bulluck will retire as a Titan on Friday. He spent 10 seasons in Tennessee and was a Pro Bowler in 2003.

Giants S Sash suspended four games

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Giants S Tyler Sash was suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Giants CB Thomas injures knee

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Giants CB Terrell Thomas injured his right knee in Sunday’s practice and underwent tests Monday after the knee swelled up.

Giants might have sleeper in DE Tracy

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Giants feature one of the deepest D-lines in the NFL, but converted LB Adrian Tracy could crack the rotation.

Giants restructure pro-personnel department

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Thursday that Ken Sternfeld is the team’s new director of pro personnel. Sternfeld spent the past 10 years as the assistant director.

Manning: Giants need to improve to repeat

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
With the Super Bowl celebrations over and training camp near, Eli Manning believes the Giants will have to improve if they want to repeat.

Diehl attends court, will not miss camp

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
Giants OL David Diehl appeared in court Friday morning for his DUI charge and will not have to miss training camp.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Cowboys, Giants, Eagles and Redskins in training camp.

Cowboys lead NFL teams on Forbes' list of most valuable sports teams

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
All 32 NFL teams made Forbes’ list of the 50 most valuable sports teams, led by the Cowboys, who ranked No. 3.

RB Ward announces retirement

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Former Giants and Texans RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Twitter on Tuesday.

Jets, Giants sue to block N.J. megamall

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
New Jersey's two NFL teams are suing to block a project that developers say would be the largest mall in the United States.

Giants DT Canty says he'll be healthy by camp

Posted June 26, 2012 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Giants DT Chris Canty, who had offseason surgery on his knee, told PFW Tuesday that he will be ready at the start of training camp.

Blackburn still has edge for Giants' MLB spot

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Even though the Giants traded for former No. 9 overall pick Keith Rivers, it appears that Chase Blackburn is a starter now and Rivers is not

Public again taking wait-and-see approach with Giants?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Giants, who cleaned up as underdogs last season, could again be underestimated entering 2012, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Giants, Coughlin unhappy with Patriots grabbing TE Ballard

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Tom Coughlin and the Giants are miffed that they lost injured TE Jake Ballard to the Patriots through the waiver-wire process.

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Posted Dec. 12, 2012
Patterson is back for Philly after being out due to viral pneumonia.||||||| Patterson missed the Thursday night game against the Bengals.
Posted Nov. 03, 2012
Patterson has been activated off the reserve/non-football illness list and is ready to play for the first time this season. Patterson is eligible for Monday night's game at New Orleans (2-5). Patterson says he's "really anxious" to return to the field and expects to play only a few snaps as he eases his way back into the lineup.||||||| He suffered a seizure at practice on Aug. 3, 2011, and was diagnosed with a brain AVM, or arteriovenous malformation, a prenatal condition in which blood travels abnormally between the arteries and veins. He played the first 15 games of last season but was not cleared to play for the start of this season because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hadn't fully healed.
Posted July 22, 2012
The Philadelphia Eagles have ruled out defensive tackle Mike Patterson for their entire training camp and possibly more because the incision where he had brain surgery in January hasn't fully healed. Patterson was diagnosed with a brain malformation last August after suffering a seizure during a training camp practice at Lehigh University.||||||| Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder said Sunday that a piece of Patterson's cranium was taken off in January so neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Spetzler could remove the arteriovenous malformation, a tangle of veins and arteries that doctors determined caused the seizure. Burkholder said Spetzler determined Friday after examining an X-ray and CT scan that the area of Patterson's cranium that he operated on hadn't healed sufficiently to allow Patterson to return to football.
Posted Aug. 13, 2011
Patterson, who collapsed and suffered a seizure at practice just 10 days ago, has returned to the Philadelphia Eagles.||||||| Patterson did not practice Saturday, but was in uniform doing strength and conditioning drills with trainer Rick Burkholder and several other teammates for the first time since his scary episode on an adjacent field. Patterson didn't answer questions, but he did smile broadly and tell reporters, "I feel great," while leaving the practice field.
Posted Aug. 05, 2011
The agent for Mike Patterson says the Eagles defensive tackle has been released from a hospital after suffering a seizure Wednesday at practice. Agent J.R. Rickert says in a statement Friday that Patterson is scheduled to see a neurologist in the next few days.||||||| On Thursday, Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson has a brain condition that may require surgery. Rickert disputed a definite diagnosis of AVM, which are malformations or tangles of arteries and veins that alter blood flow. Earlier Friday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said Patterson "is making progress and getting tests done."

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