Dont’a Hightower Injury: Updates on Patriots Star’s Knee and Return

September 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower suffered a knee injury against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1, and it is uncertain when he will be ready to return. 
Continue for updates.
Hightower Out vs. Dolphins Sunday, Sept. 18 The Patriots announced that Hightower is listed as inactive against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Latest on Hightower's Practice Status Friday, Sept. 16 The Patriots announced that Hightower was held out of practice for the third straight day on Friday.
Hightower No Stranger to Injuries  Hightower battled a sprained MCL and a rib injury during the Patriots' 2015 campaign, and he proceeded to miss four regular-season games for the second consecutive season. 
In 12 appearances a year ago, Hightower recorded 61 tackles and 3.5 sacks as part of a front seven that allowed a ninth-ranked 98.8 rushing yards per game. 
However, Hightower is more than a big body capable of clogging up t...

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