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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: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The most important battle for the Patriots to win on Sunday is stopping Ravens RB Ray Rice.

2011 All-AFC team

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Seven Patriots, including QB Tom Brady, and five Ravens were named to the Pro Football Weekly/Professional Football Writers of America All-AFC team.

The First Fifteen: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm looks ahead to the AFC and NFC championship games and considers the fallout for the losers in the divisional playoff round.

Divisional weekend sets ratings records

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The 49ers, Giants, Ravens and Patriots all advanced last weekend in the NFL playoffs, and a record-setting number of Americans saw them do it.

Bears interview Patriots' Licht for GM

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht interviewed for the Bears' general manager job Monday.

Confident Patriots peaking at the right time

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots picked the right time to turn in their best performance of the season and have plenty of confidence heading into the AFC championship game.

Ravens' AFC title hopes don't rest solely on Flacco's shoulders

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
QB Joe Flacco's play is only one piece of the puzzle as the Ravens try to take down the Patriots, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Patriots stock report: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the offense were unstoppable against Denver, but the run defense's performance might have been just as impressive.

Shorts and Shells: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.

Patriots players of the week: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 15, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the Patriots' front seven were tremendous in New England's big playoff win over the Broncos.

Patriots rout Broncos 45-10

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw six TD passes, five in the first half, and put New England into the AFC title game after roughing up Tim Tebow and the Broncos 45-10 Saturday night.

Decker, Vollmer among inactives

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Patriots have announced their inactives for Saturday night's AFC divisional playoff game.

Patriots-Broncos prediction

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
As in Week 15, the Patriots have too many offensive weapons for the Broncos to keep up, and PFW's Kevin Fishbain predicts the Pats will move on.

Broncos LS Paxton out for divisional-round game

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Broncos LS Lonie Paxton will miss Saturday night's playoff game against the Patriots. He has been dealing with a family issue.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Broncos had a wealth of success running the ball against the Patriots early in Week 15, making it another key matchup for Saturday's playoff 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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