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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 fantasy report: Week 17

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley warrant any fantasy starter consideration? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots release DE Silvestro

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DE Alex Silvestro on Thursday, the team announced. Silvestro was called up to the active roster from the practice squad last week.

NFL to honor Berry during Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The NFL will honor former Colts split end and Patriots head coach Raymond Berry at Super Bowl XLVI.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti on the new passing era, Devin McCourty and his late teammate, Houston Antwine.

A healthy Fletcher gives boost to Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots' interior O-line, which is lacking in depth, faces one of the league's top rookies on Sunday in Bills DT Marcell Dareus.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Bills picked off Tom Brady four times in Week Three and need to turn him over again on Sunday to pull off another upset.

With little help, Brady is league's MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
While Aaron Rodgers dominated MVP talk for most of the season, and Drew Brees is now in the mix, Ron Borges says that Tom Brady should be the pick.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Stevan Ridley led the team in rushing while OTs Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon got extra work because of injuries.

Patriots 60-second rant: No room for early deficits come playoff time

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Tom Brady brought the Patriots back in the second half for the win in Week 16, but the Pats cannot afford to dig themselves holes in the playoffs.

Patriots, Ravens top AFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Eight Patriots and seven Ravens headline the AFC Pro Bowl roster as announced Tuesday.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Bills RB C.J. Spiller provides a good test for a Patriots run defense that needs to get better for the postseason.

Patriots sign FB Polite

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed former Dolphins FB Lousaka Polite on Tuesday and re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.

The First Fifteen: Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
We examine the big pre-playoff games in Week 17, including Cowboys-Giants and Ravens-Bengals, plus a few contests that will affect the draft order.

Former Patriots DT Antwine dies

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots confirmed the death of DT Houston Antwine on Tuesday. Antwine, who died on Monday night at the age of 72, was a six-time AFL all star.

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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