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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-Ravens matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Two of the best in the business at their respective positions will be sparring often in the trenches on Sunday — Logan Mankins and Haloti Ngata.

Report: Ochocinco travels to Florida for father's funeral

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco went to Florida on Friday night for his father's funeral, but plans to return for Sunday's AFC championship game.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady will be keeping a close eye on Ravens ball-hawking FS Ed Reed before every play.

Ravens' road to the AFC title game

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
As Baltimore prepares to face the Patriots, PFW takes a look back at how the Ravens ended up in the AFC championship game by looking at their week-by-week results.

Rams to host games in U.K. for next three seasons

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Rams will play the Patriots at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28, the first of three consecutive seasons in which St. Louis will host a regular-season game in the United Kingdom.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 a.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti helps preview the AFC championship game against Baltimore.

Thursday practice report for conference championships

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the two conference championship games.

Position switch helping Patriots' back end

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Continiuing a theme of versatility, the Patriots moved Devin McCourty and Sterling Moore around in the secondary late in the season.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The matchup that all Ravens fans are worried about involves the Patriots' tight ends, as no team this season as found a way to stop, let alone contain, both.

The conference confluence

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk has some thoughts on last weekend's divisional round and picks the winners in this weekend's conference championship games.

Ten years after the Tuck Rule game

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's first career playoff game is memorable 10 years later, and a pass he didn't even complete arguably changed the fortunes of both teams involved.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The PFW/PFWA Defensive MVP, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs, will be looking to wreak havoc against Tom Brady and the Patriots' offense.

Gov. Christie calls for New Jersey victory parade

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
New Jersey governor Chris Christie wants the Giants to hold their potential Super Bowl parade in New Jersey, where the team's stadium is located.

Tebow stayed in vs. Patriots despite serious injuries

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow played hurt on Saturday night, but apparently will make a full recovery from his injuries, without requiring surgery.

Patriots 60-second rant: Let's get physical

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
If the Patriots are to beat the Ravens on Sunday and advance to the Super Bowl, they will need to up the ante when it comes to being physical.

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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