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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

Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Giants concerned about OT Andrews' health

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
With OLT Shawn Andrews missing his second consecutive game in Week 13, the Giants are worried that his back problems will linger, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants not worried about run defense

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Giants' run defense was disconcertingly bad for three quarters against the Jaguars, but they believe they have figured out the problems from the game.

Manning making due with Giants’ depleted receiving corps

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
In a matter of a couple weeks, the Giants went from having one of strongest receiving corps to one of the thinnest. That's not what Eli Manning owners wanted to hear.

Manning leads Giants to comeback win over Jaguars

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Boss with 3:15 to play and the Giants rallied to beat Jacksonville 24-20 on Sunday, snapping a two-game slide and ending the Jaguars' three-game winning streak.

Giants worried about Manning's turnovers

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While he's in no danger of losing his job, QB Eli Manning's penchant for fumbles and interceptions this season concerns the Giants, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants OLT Andrews released from hospital

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Giants starting OLT Shawn Andrews was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing treatment for a chronic back condition.

Giants RB Jacobs fined $20,000

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined for "unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans" after an incident last week in Philadelphia.

Giants OT Andrews' back issues flaring up

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The New York Daily News reports that Giants OLT Shawn Andrews was unable to participate in Thursday's practice because of back pain and later went to a hospital because of issues related to his troublesome back.

Giants not benching Bradshaw for good

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
The Giants' decision to bench RB Ahmad Bradshaw is a temporary measure, and it might end up helping him in the long term.

Giants claim WR Thomas

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Giants added another wide receiver on Wednesday, claiming WR Devin Thomas off waivers one day after signing Michael Clayton.

Coughlin: Jacobs gets start over Bradshaw

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin announced that Brandon Jacobs will start ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Giants sign WR Clayton

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed former Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton to fill a spot on a banged-up receiving corps.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Giants will be shorthanded at receiver

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
It was clear that the Giants missed WR Steve Smith in their loss to the Eagles, but now they must deal with now having Hakeem Nicks either.

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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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