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  Giants | Johnathan Hankins starting    Mon Sep 1, 11:13 AM

New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins is the starting defensive tackle alongside DT Cullen Jenkins. DT Mike Patterson is the top backup.

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  Giants | Two return    Tue Aug 19, 09:11 AM

New York Giants DT Mike Patterson (shoulder) and TE Daniel Fells (knee) returned to practice in full Monday, Aug. 18.

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  Giants | Several inactive    Sat Aug 16, 01:12 PM

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (hamstring), WR Trindon Holliday (hamstring), CB Jayron Hosley (foot), RB Peyton Hillis (ankle), TE Daniel Fells (knee), TE Xavier Grimble (hamstring) and DT Mike Patterson (shoulder) are all inactive for tonight's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Giants | Mike Patterson returns    Thu Aug 14, 08:33 PM

New York Giants DT Mike Patterson (shoulder) returned to practice Thursday, Aug. 14.

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  Giants | Several don't practice    Mon Aug 11, 03:44 PM

New York Giants WRs Victor Cruz (undisclosed), Jerrel Jernigan (undisclosed), FB John Conner (concussion), RB Peyton Hillis (ankle, foot), DT Mike Patterson (shoulder) and WR Marcus Harris all missed practice Monday, Aug. 11.

Footballguys view: That's a big group of players, and it's another three wide receivers out of practice. The Giants are already dealing with rookie Odell Beckham Jr. and a nagging hamstring injury that has slowed him down in camp.

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  Giants | Mike Patterson dealing with sore shoulder    Thu Jul 31, 03:28 PM

New York Giants DT Mike Patterson (shoulder) is dealing with a sore shoulder, according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

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  Giants | Plan to use rotation at defensive tackle    Thu Jun 26, 01:16 PM

The New York Giants plan to use a rotation at defensive tackle at 2014 to help keep everyone fresh. The plan is to rotate DTs Cullen Jenkins, Mike Patterson, Johnathan Hankins and Markus Kuhn.

Footballguys view: The Giants are at their best when they rotate the big guys up front. This keeps the line fresh, and it allows the Giants to get more interior pressure on opposing quarterbacks.

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  Giants | Depth chart OTA notes    Fri May 30, 06:23 PM

New York Giants FS Stevie Brown was listed as the first-team free safety ahead of FS Will Hill during organized team activities this week. DT Mike Patterson was the first-team defensive tackle in the nickel formation alongside DT Cullen Jenkins. LB Spencer Paysinger is listed as the first-team weakside linebacker ahead of LB Jacquian Williams. OT Charles Brown is the first-team left tackle ahead of OT James Brewer. OG Weston Richburg flipped between center and guard, as did OG Dallas Reynolds.

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  Giants | Mike Patterson re-signed    Mon Mar 31, 02:20 PM

The New York Giants have re-signed free-agent DT Mike Patterson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Giants | Mike Patterson would like to return    Sun Jan 26, 08:44 PM

New York Giants impending free-agent DT Mike Patterson said he would like to re-sign with the team this offseason. The team could consider bringing Patterson back if they are not able to re-sign impending free-agent DT Linval Joseph.

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  Giants | Two DTs may compete for one spot    Wed Aug 28, 02:49 PM

New York Giants DT Marvin Austin and Mike Patterson may be competing for one spot on the final roster.

Footballguys view: Austin has incredible talent but injury problems have held him back during his pro career. He can be disruptive in the middle of the line and has good closing burst to create pressure on the QB.

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  Giants | Four DTs could compete with roster spots    Mon Jun 24, 02:12 PM

New York Giants DTs Mike Patterson, Shaun Rogers, Marvin Austin and Markus Kuhn are expected to compete for one or two roster spots during training camp.

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  Giants | Sign Mike Patterson    Wed Apr 3, 06:15 PM

The New York Giants signed DT Mike Patterson (Eagles) Wednesday, April 3. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: The Giants strengthen their D-Line yet again with an Eagles player. Patterson will join DL Cullen Jenkins in New York and will provide them great depth at the position. If healthy he could become a fixture on their strong D-Line.

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  Giants | Mike Patterson to visit    Tue Apr 2, 08:42 AM

Free-agent DL Mike Patterson (Eagles) will visit the New York Giants Tuesday, April 2.

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  Lions | To meet with Mike Patterson     Thu Feb 28, 08:52 AM

The Detroit Lions will meet with free-agent DT Mike Patterson (Eagles).

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson released    Mon Feb 25, 03:56 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have released DT Mike Patterson.

Footballguys view: The Eagles are cleaning house on the defensive line. The position will surely be addressed in the draft and free agency.

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  Eagles | Trent Cole will return    Wed Dec 19, 03:26 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DE Trent Cole will be on the roster next season, and he's guaranteed $5.1 million in 2013. DL Vinny Curry will be back also, but DLs Darryl Tapp, Cullen Jenkins, Mike Patterson and Derek Landri aren't locks to play for Philly next season. As a result, the development of first-rounders DLs Brandon Graham and Fletcher Cox is vital. Graham has four sacks and seven hurries in three games since the team released DE Jason Babin. Cox has 4 1/2 sacks in his last six games after becoming a starter Oct. 28.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson to receive full salary    Thu Dec 13, 08:50 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DE Mike Patterson (illness) will receive a full salary this year after coming down with an illness that cut his season short, according to a source.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson placed on NFI list     Wed Dec 12, 03:18 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed DE Mike Patterson (illness) on the Non-Football Illness list. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad FB Emil Igwenagu to their active roster.

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  Eagles | Three players to miss Week 15     Wed Dec 12, 12:04 PM

Philadelphia Eagles TE Brent Celek (concussion), DT Mike Patterson (illness) and SS Kurt Coleman (chest) have been ruled out for Week 15. Coleman was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 12, while the other two did not practice.

Footballguys view: It's a short week for the Eagles since they play the Bengals on Thursday night. Without Celek on the field we'll see more from Clay Harbor. We like Harbor's skill set in the open field and after the catch.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson will not play     Mon Dec 10, 06:04 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DE Mike Patterson (illness) has been ruled out for Week 15.

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  Eagles | Week 14 Inactives    Sun Dec 9, 11:43 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared RB Chris Polk, WR Greg Salas, SS Kurt Coleman, RB LeSean McCoy, QB Michael Vick, DL Mike Patterson, OT Nate Menkin inactive for Week 14.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson hospitalized     Sat Dec 8, 01:42 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (illness) was hospitalized Thursday, Dec. 6, because of what the team believes to be viral pneumonia. Trainer Rick Burkholder said the illness is unrelated to the head injury Patterson had.

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  Eagles | Four out    Fri Dec 7, 01:59 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick (concussion), FS Kurt Coleman (chest), OT Nate Menkin (throat) and DT Mike Patterson (illness) are out for Week 14.

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  Eagles | Two miss practice    Thu Dec 6, 04:08 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Kurt Coleman (chest) and DT Mike Patterson (illness) both did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson's days likely numbered    Wed Nov 14, 01:11 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson is unlikely to be with the team next season with Philadelphia projected to be around $18 million over the salary cap for the 2013 season. The Eagles won't be on the hook for any money if they release him.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson unsure about Week 9 status     Sat Nov 3, 09:28 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he is not sure if he will be active for Week 9 but hopes to be allowed to play. He was activated from the Non-Football Illness list this weekend.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson added to roster     Sat Nov 3, 03:18 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have activated DT Mike Patterson (head) from the Non-Football Illness list. In a corresponding move, the team released LB Jason Williams.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson expects to play Week 9     Sat Nov 3, 01:24 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he expects to be activated from the Non-Football Illness list and play in the team's Week 9 game. He said he will not be disappointed if it does not happen.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson to practice     Wed Oct 24, 12:05 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said DT Mike Patterson (head) will participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24, but will not play Week 8.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson hopes to be ready in a few weeks    Mon Oct 22, 05:36 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he hopes to get into game shape in the next two weeks. The Eagles will have three weeks to decide whether to activate him from the Non-Football Illness list or place him on Injured Reserve.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson practicing    Mon Oct 22, 01:08 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) is participating in practice Monday, Oct. 22. He is currently on the Non-Football Illness list.

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  Eagles | Jason Peters placed on NFI list     Mon Aug 27, 01:25 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday, Aug. 27, they have placed OT Jason Peters (Achilles') on the Non-Football Injury list. The team also announced DT Mike Patterson (head) has been placed on the Non-Football Illness list.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson will not be ready for Week 1    Wed Aug 22, 01:35 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) will not be ready for the start of the regular season and is expected to start the season on the Non-Football Injury list. Patterson said he is a few weeks away from having the wound area in his skull reevaluated.

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  Eagles | Derek Landri takes first-team reps    Sat Jul 28, 08:08 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DL Derek Landri was taking first-team reps during early training camp practices alongside DL Cullen Jenkins with DL Mike Patterson (brain) out.

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  Eagles | Two rookies could win jobs on defense    Wed Jul 25, 10:37 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DL Mike Patterson (brain) is not cleared to practice when training camp opens. An unfortunate situation for Patterson opens up an opportunity for DL Fletcher Cox, the team's first-round selection, at defensive tackle. The team has depth with DLs Antonio Dixon and Derek Landri challenging Cox.

Footballguys view: Cox is worth a look in IDP leagues that require a defensive tackle starter.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson won't participate in camp    Sun Jul 22, 11:56 PM

The head trainer for the Philadelphia Eagles confirmed Sunday, July 22, that DL Mike Patterson (brain) will not participate in training camp.

Footballguys view: Patterson has recovered slower than expected from his brain surgery but the team insists his injury is not career threatening.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson should be ready for camp    Mon May 14, 01:44 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said Monday, May 14, that DL Mike Patterson (head) should be ready to take part in training camp.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson not fully healed    Fri Apr 13, 02:09 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he is not fully healed from his surgery but plans to be ready for training camp and play this season.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson says he will be ready for workouts    Thu Mar 29, 07:40 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) said he will definitely be ready for the start of offseason workouts. He underwent surgery this offseason and hopes to be medically cleared.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson plans to have surgery    Tue Jan 3, 01:01 AM

Philadelphia Eagles DL Mike Patterson (head) plans to have surgery to remove the arteriovenous malformation (AVM) that caused a training camp seizure. The surgery will take place 'in the next couple of weeks.' He said the recovery time can range from one to six months, but he expects to be ready for training camp.

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  Eagles | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Jan 1, 12:07 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared CB Asante Samuel, DL Cedric Thornton, LB Greg Lloyd Jr., OL Julian Vandervelde, RB LeSean McCoy, DL Mike Patterson, WR Ronald Johnson inactive for Week 17.

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  Eagles | 11 players probable for Week 5    Fri Oct 7, 06:54 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (shoulder), Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Brent Celek (illness), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Darryl Tapp (pectoral), DTs Cullen Jenkins (triceps) and Mike Patterson (knee), LB Moise Fokou (neck), CB Brandon Hughes (hamstring) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 7. They are listed as probable for Week 5 and are expected to play.

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  Eagles | 10 players fully practice    Thu Oct 6, 04:00 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (shoulder), Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Brent Celek (illness), OT Winston Justice (knee), DTs Cullen Jenkins (knee) and Mike Patterson (knee), LB Moise Fokou (neck), Brandon Hughes (hamstring) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

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  Eagles | 10 practice    Wed Oct 5, 04:07 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (shoulder), WR Riley Cooper (hamstring), LB Moise Fokou (neck), CB Brandon Hughes (hamstring), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), OT Winston Justice (knee), DL Mike Patterson (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson could see time Thursday    Mon Aug 22, 06:30 PM

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid indicated that DT Mike Patterson (head) could see a small amount of playing time in the third preseason game Thursday, Aug. 25.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson takes part in practice    Sat Aug 20, 02:24 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson (head) was able to participate in practice Saturday, Aug. 20. Trainer Burkholder said Patterson is taking anti-seizure medication and is able to wait until after the season to undergo surgery.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson will be able to play his season    Fri Aug 12, 02:04 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson's (head) head condition is treatable and he will be able to play this season. The condition will not interfere with his career moving forward.

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  Eagles | Three injured players will not play Thursday    Wed Aug 10, 11:22 AM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (illness) and DTs Trevor Laws (hip) and Mike Patterson (head) will not play in the first preseason game Thursday, Aug. 11.

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  Eagles | Mike Patterson released from hospital    Fri Aug 5, 07:02 PM

Philadelphia Eagles DL Mike Patterson (head) was released from the hospital and returned to training camp Friday, Aug. 5, two days after suffering a seizure at practice. There is no timetable for when he can return to the field. He is scheduled to visit with a neurologist in the next few days. It is still unknown if Patterson's condition will require surgery.

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