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Will Svitek

Will Svitek - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 308 lbs.
Birthday 01/08/1982
Birthplace Prague, Cz
College Stanford
Years played 7
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 13th pick by Chiefs

Patriots insist Super Bowl XLII is history

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Julian Edelman's recollections of Super Bowl XLII aren't that different from those of the majority of the viewers who tuned in to that game.

Brady, Belichick cement place in history

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Regardless of whatever else might happen in their lives, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are forever joined at the hip.

Rematch presents a reel horror show for Patriots

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
New Englanders will be subjected to watching David Tyree's catch in Super Bowl XLII a painful number of times before Super Bowl XLVI begins.

Super Bowl seat capacity not final

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
One year after hundreds of ticketed fans were left without seats at Cowboys Stadium, Super Bowl organizers have added only 254 temporary seats to Lucas Oil Stadium.

Patriots' play in the trenches gives them shot at revenge

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
With physical and mental toughness displayed late in Sunday's game, the Pats escaped with a win to advance to the Super Bowl.

Reflecting on conference title-game goats

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk wonders whether Ravens PK Billy Cundiff or 49ers PR Kyle Williams will ever live down their gaffes that cost their teams a possible trip to the Super Bowl.

Offenses ruled regular season; defenses controlling playoffs

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Championship Sunday reminded us once again that it's defense, as Patriots NT Vince Wilfork demonstrated, and special teams that win championships.

Shorts and Shells: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 4:06 a.m. ET
Joe Flacco stood tall in the Ravens' AFC title-game loss; special teams are the difference in Niners-Giants; Vince Wilfork's monster game; and more.

Patriots' road to Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 11:41 p.m. ET
After New England held on to edge the Ravens, PFW takes a look back at how the Pats ended up in Super Bowl XLVI by looking at their week-by-week results.

Readers anticipated Patriots-Giants rematch

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 10:48 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking, "What is the most likely matchup for Super Bowl XLVI?" believed the Patriots and Giants would reach the big game.

Patriots players of the week: AFC championship

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
DT Vince Wilfork led a spirited defensive effort in the Patriots' AFC championship win over the Ravens.

Patriots hold on for win to advance to Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's one-yard TD run ended up being the game-winning score as the Patriots edged the Ravens 23-20 to win their fifth AFC championship in 11 seasons.

Championship live fantasy updates

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The latest injury news and fantasy updates for championship weekend.   

Ochocinco among Patriots' inactives

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Ravens released their inactives for Sunday's AFC championship game and WR Chad Ochocinco is among them.

Patriots-Ravens prediction

Posted Jan. 22, 2012 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain believes the Patriots will get revenge and beat Baltimore in the AFC championship game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 18, 2013
The Patriots have signed Svitek.||||||| Svitek is a seven-year veteran who spent three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and the past four with the Atlanta Falcons. He was on injured reserve all last year with an arm injury. Svitek has played in 61 games with 16 starts since being drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round in 2005 out of Stanford. Kansas City released him at the end of training camp in 2008. He was out of the NFL that year, then signed with Atlanta on Feb. 12, 2009.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have lost offensive tackle Will Svitek to a season-ending right arm injury. Coach Mike Smith said Monday that Svitek suffered an upper right arm injury in Sunday's practice. Smith provided no other details about the injury.||||||| Svitek played behind starting left tackle Sam Baker and starting right tackle Tyson Clabo in the Falcons' two preseason games. The 30-year-old Svitek started 10 games at left tackle in 2011. He was entering his fourth season with the Falcons after three seasons with Kansas City.
Posted Dec. 16, 2007
Svitek replaced Chris Terry as the starting right tackle for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans.||||||| Svitek will make his second NFL start and his first at right tackle. He could see a lot more action in the final three weeks of the season because the Chiefs terminated Terry's contract on Sunday.
Posted Aug. 07, 2007
Coach Herm Edwards said Svitek, a former sixth-round draft choice and converted defensive lineman, will take over as the starter at left tackle for the injured Damion McIntosh.||||||| Svitek will start despite having only played in just three games during his NFL career.
Posted Oct. 29, 2006
The Chiefs placed Svitek on injured reserve with a knee injury. Svitek was a sixth-round selection by Kansas City in the 2005 NFL draft and has played three games over two seasons.|||||||

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