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Dont'a Hightower | Linebacker

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 270
College: Alabama
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Patriots SLB Dont'a Hightower wants to be used more as a pass rusher on third down.
"I'll just put it out there: I would much rather rush or blitz than to cover: zone, man, or whatever," Hightower said. The Patriots would rather him rush as well. Hightower was one of the worst cover linebackers in the league last season, but he does have some skills as a pass rusher. Still, he will likely be limited to a two-down role in 2014. May 3 - 9:11 AM

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Current Season Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2014NE 27292.02211.0000000100000
Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2012NE 144317604.0215.3000210300000
2013NE 165542971.099.0000000300000
Game Log
GameTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
WeekDateOppSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
1Sep 7@MIA0110.00.0000000000000
2Sep 14@MIN7182.02211.0000000100000

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