Dont'a Hightower

Dont'a Hightower

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/260 lbs
Born: Lewisburg, Tennessee
College: Alabama
Draft: 2012 1st round (25th pick) by the
  • The Canadian Press

    Pats promote Bryant to active roster, place Winovich on IR

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots promoted defensive back Myles Bryant from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Tuesday and placed linebacker Chase Winovich on injured reserve. Winovich left in the third quarter of Sunday's 35-29 loss to the Cowboys with a hamstring injury. He has appeared in six games this season, getting seven tackles. Bryant makes his third trip to the active roster of the season and adds depth to the secondary after the defense gave up a season-high 445 passing ya

  • The Canadian Press

    Secondary issues on display in Patriots' OT loss to Cowboys

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent heavily this offseason hoping to patch the holes of a team that finished 7-9 in 2020 and on the outside of the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Through six games of 2021, those efforts have added up to them being exactly where they were this time a year ago. Sunday’s 35-29 overtime loss to the Cowboys was rife with many of the same issues that have plagued the Patriots (2-4) throughout this season, from costly turnovers to difficulty executing o