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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

Giants release PK Graham; claim OT Meredith

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Giants released PK Shayne Graham on Monday after being rewarded OT Jamon Meredith off waivers from the Lions.

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants top Lions 28-20

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes to lead the New York Giants to a 28-20 victory over Detroit and send the error-prone Lions to an NFL record-tying 24th straight road loss.

Giants sign PK Graham

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Giants signed PK Shayne Graham on Saturday after starting PK Lawrence Tynes suffered an ankle injury on Friday.

Giants' defense shines on first downs, in first halves

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Want a hidden factor to the Giants' recent success? Here you go: They have played excellent first-down and first-half defense.

Nicks swiftly becoming an elite fantasy receiver

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
It's not a surprise that Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is having a big season, but how quickly he has leapfrogged fellow WR Steve Smith is somewhat shocking.

Air attack and run defense lead Giants over Texans

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two of his three touchdown passes to Hakeem Nicks and the New York Giants held Houston to a franchise-low 24 yards rushing in a 34-10 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Giants' blocking depth becoming serious issue

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Giants are suffering through some problems, primarily with their offensive line, that could put them in a bind up front.

Bears-Giants earns huge ratings for NBC

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
NBC announced on Monday that the Week Four contest between the Bears and Giants recorded the best overnight rating for an NFL primetime game in October in 10 years,

Giants knock out Cutler, take down Bears

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
The New York Giants knocked out Jay Cutler with a nine-sack first half and limited Chicago to 110 total yards in a 17-3 victory on Sunday night that left the NFL with only one undefeated team.

Dodge's punting job may be on line

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Having gotten off to a lackluster start to the season, Giants P Matt Dodge may need to deliver Sunday night when he has to punt to dangerous Bears PR Devin Hester, according to NFC East Whispers.

NFL's Week Three fines

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Here is a list of players fined for actions in Week Three games.

Giants DE Kiwanuka out vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka, who is tied for second in the NFL with four sacks, will miss Sunday's game vs. the Bears due to a bulging cervical disc in his neck.

Turf toe may sideline Bulluck vs. Bears

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Giants SLB Keith Bulluck has missed the past two days of practice with turf toe, but is hopeful he'll be on the field Sunday night against the Bears.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Bears' offensive line has faced elite pass rushers over the past two games in OLBs DeMarcus Ware and Clay Matthews, and it won't get much easier for Chicago's front five in Week Four.

Parcells on future: 'I know I want to do something'

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells said in a conference call with New York reporters on Thursday that he is open to doing something new.

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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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