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Jamie Collins | Linebacker | #91

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/20/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 250
College: Southern Miss
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (52) / NE
Contract: view contract details

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Bleacher Report's Jason Cole reports there have been no new extension talks between the Patriots and contract-year SLB Jamie Collins.
The same is reportedly true of WLB Dont'a Hightower. Collins' status will probably change shortly, as the Pats traded Chandler Jones to the Cardinals on Tuesday. Sending Jones to the desert is a tacit endorsement of Collins. Mar 15 - 4:14 PM

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CSN New England suggests SLB Jamie Collins could be a holdout candidate.

New England has some big decisions to make in the near future with Chandler Jones, Dont'a Hightower and Collins all coming off the books in 2017. If Collins doesn't sign an extension, he'll earn just $917,865 in 2016. That's less than Collins' backup, Jonathan Freeny. If the Pats do extend Collins, he could be looking at a deal similar to the four-year, $33.75 million pact Lions WLB DeAndre Levy signed last offseason.
Jan 31 - 8:49 AM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (back, questionable) is expected to play in the AFC Championship Game.

Collins was thought to be the most questionable of the many Patriots stars listed on the injury report, but he will play through the back injury he suffered in the second half of the Divisional Round win. Chandler Jones (abdomen, toe) and Dont'a Hightower (knee) are also questionable, but they should be able to play as well.
Jan 23 - 11:47 AM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (back) is questionable for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Broncos.

Unlike most of the players on New England's novel-length injury report, Collins is truly questionable for Sunday's AFC title game. Collins was able to practice on a limited basis this week. We're guessing Collins will give it a go, but he won't be 100 percent. Among Patriots defensive players, Chandler Jones (abdomen, toe) and Dont'a Hightower (knee) are also listed as questionable while Jerod Mayo (shoulder) has already been ruled out.
Jan 22 - 2:58 PM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins suffered an oblique strain against the Chiefs, but he plans to play in the AFC Championship.

Collins could miss some practice time this week, but it would be surprising if he missed such an important game. Dont'a Hightower (knee), Jerod Mayo (shoulder) and Chandler Jones (leg) also have injury concerns, but Bill Belichick said we will have to wait for Wednesday's injury report for an update on their situations.
Jan 19 - 8:43 AM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins left Saturday's Divisional Round game against the Chiefs with a back injury and did not return.

He recorded six tackles before exiting in the third quarter. New England's linebacker corps was in shambles by the end of the game with Collins, Dont'a Hightower (knee) and Jerod Mayo (shoulder) all bowing out with injuries. Defensive end Chandler Jones also suffered a right leg injury. The Patriots' front seven will have a week to get healthy before next Sunday's AFC Championship game against Pittsburgh or Denver.
Jan 17 - 10:24 AM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (illness) is questionable for Week 13 against the Eagles.

He's tentatively expected to play after practicing on a limited basis this week. The Pats could certainly use his help with Dont'a Hightower battling a sprained MCL. Collins hasn't played since Week 8.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 03:55:00 PM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (illness) confirmed he's ready to play Sunday against the Eagles.

Collins deflected questions about the illness that has sidelined him for the last four games. He practiced on a limited basis all week. Collins was leading the team in tackles before his illness. Jonathan Freeny filled in at weak side linebacker during his absence.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 01:44:00 PM

The Boston Globe's Ben Volin reports Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (illness) plans to play Sunday.

Collins returned to a limited practice Friday and should be able to get in a couple full sessions this week. With Dont'a Hightower extremely questionable with a sprained MCL, it would be a big boost to get Collins back in the lineup.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 12:01:00 PM

Patriots WLB Jamie Collins (illness) returned to practice on Friday and is listed as doubtful for Week 12 against the Broncos.

He's missed New England's last three games while fighting a virus. Collins is a long shot to suit up Sunday against Denver but should be on track to play against the Eagles in Week 13. Jonathan Freeny has been filling in at linebacker.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 01:48:00 PM

Patriots LB Jamie Collins (illness) has been ruled out for Week 11.

Collins hasn't practiced since Week 8. He's still trying to get back into playing shape after losing a significant amount of weight. Jonathan Freeny will continue to start until Collins returns.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 04:14:00 PM

Patriots LB Jamie Collins (illness) did not practice Saturday.

He has not practiced since coming down with a virus three weeks ago. Collins is reportedly over the illness, but he faces a tough road back after reportedly losing a significant amount of weight. It remains unclear when Collins will be able to play again.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 01:05:00 PM

Patriots LB Jamie Collins (illness) wasn't at Friday's walkthrough.

He hasn't practiced since coming down with a virus two weeks ago. Though the symptoms have passed, Collins lost a significant amount of weight during his illness and is still getting his strength back up. He's a long shot for Monday night against Buffalo.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 01:00:00 PM

Patriots LB Jamie Collins (illness) remained sidelined at Thursday's practice.

Collins lost a lot of weight during his two-week illness and still isn't ready to resume practicing. Expect Jonathan Freeny to draw another start at weak side linebacker Monday against Buffalo.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 04:16:00 PM

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Patriots LB Jamie Collins is "over" the illness that sidelined him Weeks 9 and 10.

That still doesn't mean Collins is going to play Monday night against the Bills. RapSheet reports Collins lost a lot of weight and strength with a "very" severe virus that made it difficult for Collins to keep his food down.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 03:15:00 PM

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