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Dont'a Hightower | Linebacker | #54

Team: New England Patriots
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/12/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 265
College: Alabama
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (25) / NE
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Patriots MLB Dont'a Hightower has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 6.
Hightower piled up 13 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and a safety in the win over the Bengals. He dominated in his third game back from a torn meniscus and played all but two defensive snaps after playing just 29-of-63 plays in Week 5. Despite missing 2.5 games, Hightower is Pro Football Focus' No. 4 inside 'backer. Oct 19 - 9:41 AM

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Career Stats
YearTacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbMiscKO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGSoloAstTotalSackYdsYd/SkIntYdsIntTDRecTDFrcdPass DSftyYdsTDYdsTD
2012NE 144317604.0215.3000210300000
2013NE 165542971.099.0000000300000
2014NE 125138896.0498.2000001200000
2015NE 125110613.5267.4000100200000

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2James White
3RB1James White
2Dion Lewis
WR11Julian Edelman
2Danny Amendola
3Matthew Slater
WR21Chris Hogan
2Malcolm Mitchell
WR31Malcolm Mitchell
TE1Rob Gronkowski
2Martellus Bennett
LT1Nate Solder
2LaAdrian Waddle
LG1Joe Thuney
2Ted Karras
C1David Andrews
RG1Shaq Mason
2Tre' Jackson
RT1Marcus Cannon
2Cameron Fleming
K1Stephen Gostkowski