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Dont'a Hightower was re-signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2017 ... Originally drafted by New England in the first round (25th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Patriots Make Roster Transactions
The Patriots announced that LB Dont'a Hightower, TE Matt LaCosse and WR Marqise Lee have exercised their Reserve/Opt-Out decision.
Patriots announce 2010s All-Decade Team
Five members were also selected to the 2000s All-Decade Team.
Which Patriots will follow Ty Law to Canton?
Law was just the first of the dynasty to be enshrined.
Patriots Position Snapshot: Linebackers
With some down time before training camp, we're inspecting the Patriots roster position by position. Today, an examination of the linebackers.
PFW's Draft Options: Linebacker
With the 2018 NFL draft on tap this week, PFW will offer a capsule look at each position in the coming days. Today we look at linebackers.
In limited role, Harris still makes positive impression
Patriots news and notes from Gillette Stadium
Transcript: Dont'a Hightower and Devin McCourty Press Conferences
New England Patriots Linebacker Dont'a Hightower and Safety Devin McCourty address the media during their press conferences on Thursday, October 12, 2017
Hightower raises $100,000 for American Diabetes Association
Dont'a Hightower hosted his third annual Monday Night Football watch party, and alongside a slew of teammates, he raised more than $100,000.
Patriots routed in 2nd half, Chiefs win 42-27
There were big plays all over the field. The Chiefs, not the Patriots, were making them.
Dont'a Hightower stars on Improper Bostonian cover
Dont'a Hightower steps into the spotlight for Improper Bostonian's September issue.
Report: Hightower, other Patriots do not travel
New England will continue to be without a couple key starters in the third preseason game in Detroit.
2017 Patriots Training Camp Positional Preview: Hightower's return keys linebacking corps
Andy Hart previews the Patriots linebackers as the team heads into Training Camp.
2017 Patriots Training Camp Positional Preview: Depth, health concerns for defensive line
Paul Perillo previews the Patriots defensive line as the team heads into Training Camp.
ICYMI: Top Patriots Offseason Headlines
Looking back at a busy offseason for the Super Bowl champs.
Thoughts of Summer 2017
We have some time to absorb what little we've seen of the 2017 Patriots, who will look to repeat the three-titles-in-four-years feat their predecessors accomplished back in 2004.
Behind the scenes of photo shoot with Hightower, White and Hogan
Dont'a Hightower, James White and Chris Hogan struck their best pose for the ProShop fall catalog photo shoot on Wednesday, and Lifestyle is taking you behind the scenes.
Dont'a Hightower celebrates 'Wonder Women'
Dont'a Hightower hosted a special screening of "Wonder Woman" for a special group of women who are impacted by diabetes.
Patriots celebrate moms in their lives on Mother's Day
On Mother's Day, Patriots players took to social media to celebrate the moms in their lives.
Dont'a Hightower plants Carson Wentz for huge loss on third-down sack
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower gets the third-down sack on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.
Dont'a Hightower 10/27: 'Have to keep our foot on the pedal'
Patriots Linebacker Dont'a Hightower addresses the media during his postgame press conference at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Dont'a Hightower rumbles for defensive TD after ball slips away from Nick Chubb
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower recovers fumble for touchdown.
JetBlue Checking In: Dont'a Hightower
The team has landed in New York. At the team hotel, Megan O'Brien catches up with Dont'a Hightower.
Patriots players share the meaning behind their social handles
Brandon Bolden, Michael Bennett, Ja'Whaun Bentley, Stephon Gilmore, Dont'a Hightower and James White share the story behind their social media usernames.
Willie McGinest sits down with Patriots defense to learn secrets of success
Former New England Patriot linebacker Willie McGinest sits down with the Patriots defense to learn their secrets of success.
Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower details his 'chatter' back and forth with Tom Brady
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower joins NFL Network's Mike Giardi for a live interview.
2012 Combine Workout: Dont'a Hightower
Watch Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower work out at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.
Rapoport: Dont'a Hightower will miss remainder of season with a torn pectoral
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport brings the latest information on the injury to Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower.
Dont'a Hightower: 'The small things matter'
Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower addresses the media in the locker room on Sunday, October 2, 2017.
Dont'a Hightower Returns to Practice
Patriots sideline reporter Megan O'Brien covers the return of Linebacker Dont'a Hightower.
'Top 100 Players of 2017': No. 94 Dont'a Hightower
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower is voted the 94th-best player in the NFL by his peers on "Top 100 Players of 2017."
Patriots Draft Preview: Defense
On this edition of Toyota's Patriots Today, Bob Socci and Andy Hart take a look at the state of the Patriots defense and break down what needs remain heading into the Draft.
2016: Best of Dont'a Hightower
Check out New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower's highlights from the 2016 season.
Daniel Jeremiah: Losing Dont'a Hightower could force Patriots to investigate trading Jimmy Garoppolo, Malcolm Butler
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah explains why the New England Patriots might decide to trade quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for draft picks if they lose linebacker Dont'a Hightower.
Mike Garafolo: Patriots want Dont'a Hightower back, but on their terms
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo discusses the possibility of linebacker Dont'a Hightower returning to the New England Patriots.
Combine Day 2: NFL Insiders on Hightower, Patriots Free Agents
On this edition of Toyota's Patriots Today, Bob Socci asks ESPN NFL Insiders Adam Schefter and Mark Dominik about the Patriots key free agents.
Rapoport: Dont'a Hightower will not get franchise tag from Patriots
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo join "Up To The Minute" and discuss how the franchise tag deadline applies to the Patriots.
Stats breakdown of Patriots free agents
The "NFL Total Access" crew and NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund discuss stats from the New England Patriots free agents this year.
What will Patriots do with Jimmy Garoppolo and Dont'a Hightower in offseason?
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reporting on the future of Jimmy Garoppolo and Dont'a Hightower.
What is the future of notable Patriots free agents?
NFL Network's Steve Wyche discusses what the potential future of notable New England Patriots free agents might be going into the offseason.
Can't-Miss Play: Dont'a Hightower makes pivotal strip sack
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower blitzes and gets a sack, forcing a fumble by Matt Ryan in the process.
Dont'a Hightower: 'There is no complacency' with this team
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower talks about getting back to practice, trash talking with the scout team and how Tom Brady has handled this tough year on a personal level.
Patriots sack Andy Dalton in the endzone, record the safety
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton in the end zone and records the safety.