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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 LB Spikes in spotlight again

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Brandon Spikes' return is key for the Patriots' playoff run and for his own development after he missed eight games this season.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti talked with PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Saturday's playoff game vs. Denver.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots will look to replicate their success in pressuring Tim Tebow, which helped them top Denver in Week 15.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Broncos held Rob Gronkowski in check in Week 15, but couldn't slow Aaron Hernandez. It will be another key matchup to watch on Saturday.

They said it: Patriots divisional-round edition

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
Here are the highlights of what Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, QB Tom Brady, DT Vince Wilfork and CB Devin McCourty said to the media Tuesday.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tackles get their second look in less than a month at the Broncos' pass-rushing duo of Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.

Valuing versatility: Patriots get the most out of their players

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
In New England, playing one position is not enough. Versatile players such as Julian Edelman, Matt Slater and Devin McCourty contribute at more than one spot.

The First Fifteen: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the best two days of football of the NFL season — the top four seeds are back in action — plus all the other developing stories around the league this week.

Tight ends key factor in NFL success

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
A look at the 2011 NFL standings provides a clue that field-stretching tight ends have become a key ingredient in building a winning team.

Shorts and Shells: Wild-card edition

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 1:14 a.m. ET
Tim Tebow provided an exciting finish to wild-card weekend, and his Broncos face a familiar coach next week: new Patriots offensive assistant Josh McDaniels.

McDaniels officially rejoins Patriots' staff

Posted Jan. 08, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Shortly after his former team, the Broncos, won their playoff game, Josh McDaniels was officially named an offensive assistant for the Patriots.

Penn State hires Patriots' O'Brien to succeed Paterno

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 10:10 p.m. ET
Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien was officially named the new head coach at Penn State on Saturday, replacing coaching legend Joe Paterno.

Report: McDaniels to return to Patriots

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots will reportedly hire Josh McDaniels as an offensive assistant for the remainder of the playoffs, and he will likely be the team's offensive coordinator in 2012.

Patriots DT Love helping Wilfork clog the middle

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
An integral part of this year's Patriots defense, dubbed a "no-name" unit by many, has been DT Kyle Love.

Patriots name OT Cannon winner of Courage Award

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Patriots selected rookie OT Marcus Cannon as the recipient of the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award.

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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