Chris Hogan Among Patriots Players Missing From Tuesday's PracticeThere were a few notable absences when the New England Patriots returned to the practice field on Tuesday.
Belichick 'Disappointed' About 'Unfortunate' Hightower InjuryBelichick expressed disappointment over the Patriots' massive loss of their defensive captain.
Former Pats LB Akeem Ayers Sends Cryptic Tweet In Wake Of Dont'a Hightower InjuryFree agent linebacker Akeem Ayers stoked the speculation flame with one simple tweet.
Dolloff: Why Can't The Patriots Win The Super Bowl Without Dont'a Hightower?Even after losing Dont'a Hightower, the Patriots should have as good a chance to win it all as anyone.
With Hightower Out, Patriots Defense Needs Kyle Van Noy More Than EverWith Hightower done, the Patriots need Van Noy to step up and lead their linebacking corps.
Report: Hightower Out For Season With Torn Pectoral MuscleDont'a Hightower will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn pectoral muscle.
Seven Defensive Plays That Won The Game For PatriotsHere were the seven plays -- ranked in 100 percent indisputable order -- that led to the Patriots' win.
How Ex-Jet David Harris Is Helping The Patriots Defense Behind The ScenesHarris has barely played, but he's still doing a lot to help the Patriots off the field.
Hightower: Still Long Way To Go For Himself, Patriots DefenseHightower is still working his way back and the Patriots defense is still a work in progress.
Patriots Team Headlines: Confusion Over Gronk's OPI, Pats D Believes It Can ChangeAfter the second loss in just four games, the New England Patriots have a lot more questions as to what has gone wrong and what can be fixed.
Report: Dont'a Hightower Expected To Return Vs. PanthersAfter missing two games with a knee injury, Dont'a Hightower is expected to return against the Panthers.
Hightower, Rowe, Slater Hit Practice Field For PatriotsSeveral injured Patriots were limited participants at Wednesday's practice, a sign they may be able to suit up in Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.