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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' Ross might get his chance on special teams

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Although CB Aaron Ross might be disappointed he's not starting on defense, he might get more opportunities to get on the field because of an injury elsewhere.

Giants claim WR-RS Davis off waivers

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Giants claimed WR-RS Chris Davis off waivers from Cincinnati on Wednesday. He could figure prominently as a punt and/or kickoff returner.

Giants cut five, including Aussie P Bond

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants waived five players — DB Vince Anderson, P Jy Bond, TE Carson Butler and LBs Lee Campbell and Micah Johnson — on Monday in order to create space on their roster for draft picks.

Giants lose Hixon to ACL injury for season

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants have lost RS-WR Domenik Hixon for the 2010 season with a torn ACL, suffered on the surface of the team's new Meadowlands stadium.

Keep an eye on Giants WR Barden

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Second-year WR Ramses Barden, who had a strong training camp as a rookie but barely made a ripple when the games counted, has re-emerged this offseason.

Brother of Giants' Kiwanuka critically injured

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:44 p.m. ET
The brother of Giants DE Mathias Kiwanuka was critically injured Friday in Indianapolis when his motorcycle struck a car. Mathias, who was riding a separate motorcycle, avoided the car and escaped injury.

Giants' Ross back in fold, but as starter?

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
CB Aaron Ross returns to cornerback after a tough 2009 season, but he'll have a battle to regain a starting spot with Terrell Thomas coming off a strong season.

Giants TE Boss to undergo surgery

Posted May 23, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that TE Kevin Boss will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his right ankle Monday.

Source: Giants no longer shopping Cofield

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
After he thwarted a deal with New Orleans during the draft, unsigned Giants NT Barry Cofield is no longer on the trading block, a league source told NFL.com Thursday.

Giants WR Hagan signs tender

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
Giants WR Derek Hagan has signed his restricted free-agent tender, one year at $1.176 million.

Feds: Taylor admits to sex acts with girl

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame LB Lawrence Taylor has admitted to paying for sex with a 16-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday by federal prosecutors against the alleged pimp for the runaway girl.

Hall of Famer Taylor arrested on rape charge

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Journal News of New York's Hudson Valley is reporting that ex-Giants great Lawrence Taylor has been arrested for a felony rape charge involving an attack on a 15-year-old girl.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Giants set for the unknown at punter

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With the retirement of P Jeff Feagles, the Giants will go into this season unsure of their punting situation.

Feagles makes retirement from Giants official

Posted April 30, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Jeff Feagles retired from the NFL on Friday, ending a 22-year career that saw him never miss a single game with his five teams.

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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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