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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

Giants might hone in on offensive line

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Offseason surgeries for OL Rich Seubert, Shaun O'Hara and Adam Koets have led to a groundswell among Giants fans for the team to draft Florida OG-C Mike Pouncey.

Report: O'Hara undergoes second surgery

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
Giants C Shaun O'Hara underwent his second surgery of the offseason this week. This procedure cleaned out his left ankle and Achilles tendon.

Forgotten: Jim Lee Howell

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Jim Lee Howell coached in three NFL title games and helped launch two Hall of Fame coaching careers. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to win the respect of his peers. 

Giants coaches allowed to congratulate new dad Eli

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Giants employees won't violate NFL lockout rules by offering congratulations to Eli Manning, his wife and new daughter.

Taylor receives probation, declared sex offender

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame OLB Lawrence Taylor will become a registered sex offender today after a ruling in a New York courthouse.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Asomugha to Giants seems unlikely

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants DE Justin Tuck says he'll recruit free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha to come to New York, but we hear that marriage is unlikely to happen.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Giants' Mara says fans can defer season-ticket payment until CBA is in place

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Giants are the only NFL team will not require fans to make any payments for their season tickets until a new CBA is worked out.  

Former Giants personnel director Boisture dies

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Tom Boisture, the Giants' former director of player personnel, died Friday morning of a form of leukemia. He was 79.

Syracuse to play additional games at New Meadowlands

Posted March 10, 2011 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Syracuse Orange have extended their relationship with the New Meadowlands Stadium to play games in the home of the Jets and Giants through 2038.

Giants assistant leaves for LSU

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Giants assistant special-teams coach Thomas McGaughey has left New York to become LSU's special-teams/defensive line coach.

Tiki Barber set to make NFL return

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Tiki Barber, who last played in the NFL in 2006, has Barber has filed papers with the league to officially come out of retirement.

Burress to be released from jail in June

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress will be released from prison June 6, three months early.

Extensions agreed to for Giants returners Hixon and Reynaud

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that they have reached contract extensions with two of their top kick returners, Domenik Hixon and Darius Reynaud.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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