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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-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Colts won't have many advantages on Sunday, but one spot where they are adept is defensive end with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.

Patriots release DB Adams

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday.

The First Fifteen: Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
If he's healthy, Troy Polamalu and the Steelers will have another chance to take down Andy Dalton and the Bengals; plus the rest of the Week 13 action.

Orlovsky to start at QB for Colts

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell announced that seventh-year veteran Dan Orlovsly will start at quarterback over Curtis Painter, who had started the last eight games.

Reserves step up again for Patriots' 'D'

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Patriots remain banged up on defense, but the backups have filled in nicely during a three-game win streak.

Patriots use versatile attack in win

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Christian West says that the Patriots' 38-20 romp over the Eagles served as a reminder to never count out a Tom Brady-led offense.

Patriots stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots' starting wideouts and corners stepped up on Sunday, but WR Taylor Price's stock is falling.

Patriots players of the week: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Tom Brady had an outstanding game distributing the ball to his top two receivers in the Patriots' win over the Eagles.

Shorts and Shells: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 4:30 a.m. ET
The Texans have a new man in the spotlight; Ndamukong Suh let his teammates down; the real reasons the Broncos are winning; and much more from Week 12.

Brady, Patriots cruise past Eagles

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Eagles 38-20 Sunday in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX.

Patriots-Eagles prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain predicts the Patriots will win a close one on Sunday afternoon against the Eagles.

Patriots downgrade Ochocinco, Chung, McCourty to out

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded WR Chad Ochocinco, CB Devin McCourty, S Patrick Chung and C Dan Connolly to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Solder, Cannon offer glimpse into future of Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. ET
The Patriots drafted two O-linemen in April, Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon, and we're starting to see how they will fit into the team's future plans.

Patriots-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Keeping the electric DeSean Jackson in check will be key for the Patriots in their Week 12 game against the Eagles.

Report: Asomugha has hyperextended knee

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha's has a hyperextended knee, quelling fears that he suffered a more serious injury during Thursday's practice, according to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com.

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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