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New York Giants


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

NFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC East featured here.

Giants and RB Ware agree to extension

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants and RB DJ Ware have agreed to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Reports: Giants tender RB Bradshaw, WR Smith

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants placed restricted free-agent tenders on six players, including RB Ahmad Bradshaw, on Tuesday.

Report: Giants WR Barden to have second surgery

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Giants WR Ramses Barden will require a second surgery as he continues to recover from a broken ankle and ligament damage suffered in November, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Giants' Kiwanuka gets medical clearance to continue career

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Hours after expressing doubt about the future playing career of Mathias Kiwanuka, Giants GM Jerry Reese released a statement that was much more optimistic about the 27-year-old.

Giants waiting on Kiwanuka medical reports

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Giants are stuck in limbo, not only with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, but also with the health of injured DE-OLB Mathias Kiwanuka.

Coughlin worried about Giants' centers

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, usually tight-lipped about his team's needs, admitted that center is a position of concern.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Giants' Bradshaw has ankle surgery

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw underwent surgery this past weekend on his left ankle and tweeted, "Everything went great thanks for the well wishes!"

Eli: Giants' passing game can keep thriving

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Giants did a lot of great things through the air last season, and though the run remains the bread and butter of the offense, QB Eli Manning and the passing game can continue to grow, he said.

Giants would consider Burress

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Giants likely will place a call to WR Plaxico Burress, whose jail sentence will be coming to an end soon, about playing for the team again.

Giants' Rolle must fall in line

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Giants were not happy to hear the borderline comments made by FS Antrel Rolle about head coach Tom Coughlin, even if they were not incendiary.

Giants LS DeOssie added to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Giants LS Zak DeOssie was added to the NFC's Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday to be their "need" player. The NFC coach, Falcons head coach Mike Smith, selected him.

Giants figure to stick with P Dodge

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Despite a roller-coaster season by rookie Matt Dodge, the Giants are expected to give him every opportunity to win the punting job next season, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants thrilled that Fewell is returning

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Giants were happy that Perry Fewell was receiving head-coaching interviews, but they are far more happy that he'll be back coaching the defense in 2011.

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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