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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

Brady and Patriots too much for Tebow

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the Patriots shut down Tim Tebow's late-game heroics and clinched a playoff berth with a 41-23 victory over the Broncos on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos prediction

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Patriots to notch their sixth win in a row on Sunday by topping Tim Tebow and the Broncos.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
No one has been able to slow down Rob Gronkowski, making each week an intriguing matchup to see how an opponent tries to contain Gronk.

Closing fast doesn't always lead to playoff success

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
In "NFList," we look at the five teams with the best records in Weeks 14-17 since 2006 and see whether that success translated to the postseason.

Mayo, Patriots agree to five-year deal

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Patriots LB Jerod Mayo has agreed to a five-year extension with the team, keeping the centerpiece of Bill Belichick's defense in place for the near future.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spoke to reporters on Friday before the team's Week 15 game against the Broncos. The following quotes are from transcripts provided by the team.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington have had their struggles this season and they face a pair of talented young receivers on Sunday.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Who will step up if WR Deion Branch can’t play? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ochocinco remains odd man out in Patriots' offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco has yet to make an impact on offense, and the team may need him to be involved come playoff time.

Patriots release DB Williams

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released rookie DB Malcolm Williams on Thursday, the team announced.

Charges against Patriots WR Edelman dropped

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Suffolk County prosecutors dropped charges against Patriots WR Julian Edelman. The third-year pro was accused of groping a woman at a nightclub in November.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense will need to show better than it did last week, as it faces the powerful Willis McGahee on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
For the fourth week in a row, the Patriots' offensive tackles face a formidable pair of edge rushers. This week, it's Denver's Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.

Gronkowski, Suggs, Prater earn AFC player of week honors

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs and Broncos PK Matt Prater were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 14.

Patriots 60-second rant: Run defense needs to improve in Denver

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pass defense continues to give up lots of yards, but the run defense struggled on Sunday.

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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