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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-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tight ends have had success against the Dolphins, but Miami's linebackers are healthy and playing well, and this could be a tougher matchup than usual.

Patriots sign veteran S Fuller

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday they have signed veteran S Vincent Fuller.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots limited Cameron Wake to one sack in Week One, and he will have his ears pinned back Saturday against New England's tackles.

Patriots 60-second rant: Dolphins provide tricky Christmas Eve matchup

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
If there is a team to knock the Patriots down a peg and keep them from going into the playoffs with a big winning streak, it's the Miami Dolphins.

Patriots release DL Moore

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DL Eric Moore on Tuesday. Moore played in each of the last two games.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense and tackling will need to improve off its performance from last Sunday when it faces Reggie Bush this weekend.

Patriots rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and RB Stevan Ridley helped spark the Patriots' rushing attack in their Week 15 win.

Playoff scenarios for Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Four AFC teams have clinched playoffs berths and three NFC teams have done the same.

Patriots place DE Carter on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed DE Andre Carter on injured reserve Tuesday. Carter left Sunday's win over the Broncos with a quad injury.

The legend of Gronk

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In just his second pro season, New England's Rob Gronkowski has emerged as the league's top tight end.

Patriots adapt on both sides of ball in win

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots avoided getting Tebowed, improved their defense mid-game and displayed other weapons on offense in their 41-23 win that clinched an AFC East title.

Patriots stock report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ noon ET
TE Aaron Hernandez had his best game of the season but S Matt Slater and the Patriots' run defense struggled again.

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 1:55 a.m. ET
Tom Brady led the offense while Julian Edelman was part of a great special-teams effort in the Patriots' win over the Broncos.

Patriots DE Carter carted off

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense took a hit in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Broncos when DE Andre Carter suffered a left knee injury.

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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