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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

Vikings discuss moving game to Detroit

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Vikings were thrown into a serious crunch when heavy snowfall severely damaged the roof of Metrodome Stadium, causing the game against the Giants scheduled for Sunday to be moved to Detroit on Monday.

Favre telling teammates he can't play Monday

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that QB Brett Favre is telling his teammates that, even with the Vikings' game being delayed a day and moved to Detroit, he doesn't think he can play Monday.

Collapse could push Metrodome to priority status

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
Sunday morning's collapse of the Metrodome roof, causing the Vikings-Giants game to move to Detroit, will have a windblown effect that will be felt in several places.

Metrodome roof collapses; Giants-Vikings moved to Ford Field

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The roof of the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis has collapsed and will not be ready to host a football game Monday or Tuesday. The Giants and Vikings will play at Ford Field on Monday night.

Giants-Vikings game moved to Monday night

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 1:19 a.m. ET
A heavy snowstorm and blizzard-like conditions have prompted the NFL to reschedule the Sunday game between the Giants and Vikings in Minneapolis. The game is now scheduled for 7 p.m. CT Monday.

Flaherty has helped hold Giants' O-line together

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
The Giants have done a great job of dealing with constant injuries to their offensive line, and the quality coaching of Pat Flaherty has been a big reason why.

Giants stranded en route to Minnesota

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
The Giants were scheduled to fly from New York to Minneapolis this morning, but a severe snowstorm in the Twin Cities forced the team to divert to Kansas City. The team will spend the night in Kansas City, and it ...

Vikings-Giants matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to watch when the Giants and Vikings meet Sunday at the Metrodome.

Vikings-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Here is another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Giants matchup.

Vikings-Giants matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Giants game in Minnesota.

Vikings-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup heading into Sunday's Giants-Vikings game in Minnesota.

Favre has sprain, needs rest

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said QB Brett Favre has a sprained throwing shoulder, which he suffered Sunday, and that his status would be day-to-day

Pierre-Paul starting to heat up for Giants

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
First-round DE Jason Pierre-Paul was seen as a project for the Giants, but he has come on like gangbusters with four sacks in two games.

Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Giants find ideal backfield mix

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Giants' recent backfield changes could have had a negative impact on multiple players, but instead it looks like they have found the right mix in which everyone can thrive.

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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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