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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 try to tackle protection issues

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Giants are starting to get concerned about their starting offensive tackles, David Diehl and Kareem McKenzie.

Manningham (concussion) joins O'Hara on Giants' injury list

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Giants have added WR Mario Manningham to the injury list with a concussion. His status for Sunday's game against the Bears is unknown.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Giants P Matt Dodge will have to be on top of his game vs. Bears PR Devin Hester.

Giants place S Johnson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Giants have placed S Michael Johnson on injured reserve with a herniated disc in his back. DB Brian Jackson was promoted from the practice squad to take Johnson's place on the roster.

Giants OT McKenzie calls his behavior 'despicable'

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Giants OT Kareem McKenzie described his behavior in Sunday's loss to the Titans as "despicable" when speaking to reporters in front of his locker on Monday.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Coughlin tries to wrest control of players

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Our Giants sources don't believe the team is on the verge of a player mutiny, but it's never a good sign when two players threaten to disrupt the chemistry of the locker room.

Giants RB Jacobs fined for helmet toss

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for tossing his helmet into the stands during the Sunday night game against Colts.

Rolle questions Giants leadership

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
In a radio interview Tuesday, Giants FS Antrel Rolle said the team has a lack of leadership and was disappointed with how the team prepared for their Week Two game vs. the Colts.

Giants will hang on to RB Jacobs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that Brandon Jacobs, who has not been happy with his role for months, will request a trade from the Giants. Don't expect them to remit to his demands.

Peyton, Colts cruise to 'Manning Bowl' victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.

Jacobs throws helmet into stands

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' frustration Sunday night almost injured a fan; instead it led to a bizarre occurrence during the Giants' game against the Colts.

Report: Giants WR Nicks, DE Umenyiora travel with team to Indy

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The Giants got good news Saturday as DE Osi Umenyiora and WR Hakeem Nicks traveled with the team to Indianapolis for the team's Sunday night game against the Colts, according to a New York Daily News report.

Report: Average NFL ticket price increases 4.5 percent

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Team Marketing Report said Friday that average ticket prices for NFL games increased 4.5 percent this year to $76.47. Last year's increase was 3.9 percent.

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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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