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.
Gronkowski, Hightower Among Injured Patriots Practicing On WednesdayThe Patriots' practice report from Wednesday should be a rather lengthy one, but a slew of injured players hit the practice field as New England gets ready for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans.
Report: Dont'a Hightower To Return In Either Week 3 Or Week 4The Patriots managed to pick up a much-needed win on Sunday without Dont'a Hightower, but the team won't have to fight without him for very long.
Dont'a Hightower Received Second Opinion On Injured Knee From Dr. AndrewsThe news isn't getting any better on injured Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower.
Patriots' Hightower, Amendola, Slater Ruled Out For Sunday's Game Against SaintsThe Patriots will be without Dont'a Hightower and Danny Amendola this weekend in New Orleans.
New England Patriots Team Headlines: Injuries Piling Up, But Will They Lead To First 0-2 Start In 16 Years?The Patriots are hoping their second game of the season ends up being better than the opener, but things aren't looking great as of now as the injuries are beginning to pile up.
Hightower, Amendola Both Missing From Patriots Practice On WednesdayA pair of key players were missing when the Patriots hit the practice field on Wednesday.
Report: Hightower Suffers 'Minor' Knee Sprain, Could Play Week 2Dont'a Hightower avoided a major injury against the Chiefs on Thursday and could be available next weekend.