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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

Report: Patriots OG Mankins has sprained MCL

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Patriots OLG Logan Mankins will miss Sunday's game with a sprained MCL suffered in Saturday's win over the Dolphins.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Drew Brees, Jerod Mayo and Richard Seymour as its Players of the Week.

It's a six-horse race for the Super Bowl

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
We still don't know the complete 12-team playoff field yet, but Hub Arkush believes there are just six teams that have a legitimate shot at Super Bowl XLVI.

O-line injuries latest obstacle for Patriots

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots are already playing with a weak defense, and now offensive line injuries could keep them from making another Super Bowl run.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Patriots stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker had another stellar game, but the banged-up offensive line struggled in the Week 16 win over Miami.

Patriots release S Ventrone

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots released S Ross Ventrone from the active roster and DL Cedric McKinley from the practice squad on Monday.

Patriots players of the week: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m. ET
Wes Welker's sure hands in the second half helped the Patriots come back to beat the Dolphins in Week 16.

Patriots rally, clinch first-round bye

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Tom Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Patriots rallied to clinch a playoff bye with a 27-24 win over the Dolphins on Saturday.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Dolphins to give the Patriots a fight, but for Tom Brady and crew to come out on top in Foxborough.

Patriots OLT Light a late scratch

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Patriots OLT Matt Light, who was not on Friday's injury report, is inactive for Saturday''s game against Miami.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Patriots CB Devin McCourty has struggled this season, and the Dolphins and WR Brandon Marshall might look to take advantage.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley have any fantasy value? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ninkovich: Patriots' defense needs better starts

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
Heading into the playoffs, getting off to better starts as to not put so much pressure on Tom Brady early on will be a big focus of the Patriots' defense.

Five questions with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with..." PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain spoke with Patriots OLB Rob Ninkovich about the team's defense and what needs to improve.

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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