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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-Redskins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
The Patriots should have a big advantage in the pass rush considering the Redskins' shaky situation at left tackle.

O-line shuffling has hurt Patriots' run game

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Injuries along the offensive line haven't helped the Patriots' run game, which has fallen to 21st in the NFL.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Without SS LaRon Landy, the Redskins will have an even tougher time covering Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Five questions with PFW Redskins correspondent John Keim

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five Questions with," we go "Behind Enemy Lines" and talk with John Keim, Redskins beat writer for the Washington Examiner.

Ravens-Chargers remains Week 15 Sunday-night game

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Ravens-Chargers game in San Diego will remain the "Sunday Night Football" game in Week 15.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots will need to hold Redskins rookie RB Roy Helu in check. The dual-threat back has emerged as Washington's top offensive weapon.

Patriots sign WR Dickerson to practice squad

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Patriots have signed WR Dorin Dickerson to their practice squad, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Patriots not striking fear with current play

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots, with their last-ranked defense, are not necessarily an imposing future playoff opponent, despite having Tom Brady.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The Redskins will be bringing the heat with OLBs Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo in Sunday's game against the Patriots.

Patriots rookie report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
OT Nate Solder started in Week 13, and RB Stevan Ridley had eight carries in the Patriots' win over the Colts.

Playoff scenarios for Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Here are the playoff scenarios for Week 14, as provided by the NFL.

Musical chairs continue on Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots' trotted out more "no-names" into their defense and gave up 21 fourth-quarter points to the Colts.

Jaguars claim WR Price

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have claimed the rights to WR Taylor Price, a 2010 third-round pick who was released by the Patriots on Saturday.

Patriots stock report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
DT Vince Wilfork had a superb game against the Colts, but the Patriots couldn't move the ball on the ground, nor slow down the Colts' passing game.

Shorts and Shells: Week 13

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 4:09 a.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers' great finish; Leslie Frazier's poor coaching move; the year of the breakout pass catcher; and plenty more from a busy Week 13.

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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