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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 players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It was another banner day for TE Rob Gronkowski, who tied an NFL record in the Patriots' 31-24 win over the Colts in Week 13.

Patriots win fourth in a row behind three Gronkowski TDs

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdown passes then scored on a lateral and the Patriots withstood a fourth-quarter rally to keep the Colts winless with a 31-24 victory Sunday.

Patriots-Colts prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects the rout will be on in New England on Sunday.

Patriots release WR Taylor Price

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
In a surprising move, the Patriots released WR Taylor Price on Saturday. OL Nick McDonald was signed from the practice squad to replace him.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Two of the best at their respective positions face off on Sunday, as Jeff Saturday and Vince Wilfork are the veteran leaders of their respective units.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
There aren't a whole lot of matchups on the field that can give the Colts much of an edge, but that's why they play the game, and the Patriots need to avoid any kind of letdown against the ...

Patriots fantasy report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Is Deion Branch worth a fantasy start? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots QB Mallett humbled in rookie season

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Ryan Mallett is spending his rookie season out of the spotlight, which has been beneficial to his development.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with," Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti spoke with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain about the Patriots' recent success.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Colts' porous run defense provides an opportunity for Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis to have a big game.

Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that QB Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November by the NFL.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Patriots' cornerbacks might not face a good quarterback on Sunday, but they face one of the league's best receiving pairs.

Patriots sign DB Jones

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed DB Nate Jones, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Room for improvement in ground game

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Heading into a game against the Colts, the Patriots have a perfect opportunity to have a huge ground attack.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:22 a.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and DB Sterling Moore continue to make significant contributions to the Patriots.

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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