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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

Giants rookie D-linemen wait to make impact

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
The Giants drafted DE Jason Pierre-Paul and DT Linval Joseph to upgrade their pass rush and run-stopping force, but the pair is off to a slow start.

Giants CB Ross injured in practice

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The New York Daily News is reporting that Giants CB Aaron Ross was tended to by trainers during Thursday's practice.

Broncos waive RB Brown with Maroney on board

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived RB Andre Brown to make room for new RB Laurence Maroney.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Giants add TE Pascoe

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
The Giants added necessary depth to the TE position Tuesday promoting Bear Pascoe off their practice squad. To make room for Pascoe, they released LB Bryan Kehl.

Giants' defense makes marked improvement

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Giants' defense — which gave up 427 points a year ago — appeared markedly improved in its first contest under new coordinator Perry Fewell.

Giants may be without TEs Boss and Beatty vs. Colts

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Giants are in the market for a tight end after injuries to starter Kevin Boss and replacement William Beatty in their Week One victory vs. the Panthers.

Nicks, Bradshaw take over in New York

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Last season, Giants QB Eli Manning made a fantasy star out of WR Steve Smith. This year, he's going to do the same thing with Hakeem Nicks.

Nicks' big day leads Giants to 31-18 win over Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The New York Giants opened their new $1.6 billion home by beating the Carolina Panthers 31-18 with a big second half.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Giants' secondary starting to come into focus

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 1:31 a.m. ET
Although there are some things to iron out in the front seven, the Giants' secondary is beginning to look like a first-rate group again, CB Corey Webster told PFW.

Ex-Eagles OG Andrews could start for Giants

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although he's been with the team less than a month, former Philadelphia OG Shawn Andrews may eventually supplant Rich Seubert at left guard, our NFC East Whispers indicate.

Giants CB Ross on Week One status: 'Don't count me out'

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Giants CB Aaron Ross is listed as doubtful for Sunday's season opener against the Panthers but wants to play after practicing this week.

Giants sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed seven players to the practice squad. All seven were with the team for portions of training camp.

Pascoe leads list of Giants roster cuts

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Giants have begun trimming their roster to 53 players with a somewhat surprising deletion: TE Bear Pascoe.

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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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