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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 sign safety Antrel Rolle

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Giants signed FS Antrel Rolle to a deal for five years and a reported $37 million, $15 million guaranteed, one of the richest deals ever given to a safety.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Pierce might have to wait for job

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Giants cut Antonio Pierce after five mostly great seasons in New York, and his disc injury might prevent him from getting another job right away.

Coughlin: Giants' Sintim has come 'long way'

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLB Clint Sintim could find himself earning a lot more playing time in his second pro season, with some expected shuffling going on at linebacker.

Giants name Sullivan new QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Giants announced today that Mike Sullivan, who previously has coached the team's wide receivers, now will be the quarterbacks coach.

Giants cut MLB Pierce

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
MLB Antonio Pierce told the Newark Star-Ledger by e-mail that the Giants have cut him, a move later confirmed by the team.

Fewell gives some hints about Giants' defense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
New defensive coordinator Perry Fewell is going through the process of evaluating the Giants' defensive talent and trying to establish what he has and what system he wants to run.

Giants have biggest questions in the middle

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The biggest question facing the Giants this offseason likely is going to be who will line up at middle linebacker.

Could Pascoe fill Giants' blocking TE role?

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Giants made a subtle pickup in December, adding TE Bear Pascoe to the roster, and it was a mild surprise that he played ahead of Darcy Johnson at times down the stretch.

Giants tab Fewell as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Thursday they have named Perry Fewell their defensive coordinator.

Giants' biggest changes could be at linebacker

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
There is a growing sense that LBs Antonio Pierce, Danny Clark and Gerris Wilkinson all could be former Giants this offseason, leaving several LB positions open.

Giants dismiss DL coach Wauffle

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
A day after the Giants fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan, the team made another coaching move, letting DL coach Mike Wauffle go.

Giants fire defensive coordinator Sheridan

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Owner John Mara said head coach Tom Coughlin and GM Jerry Reese were safe Monday, but the team fired defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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