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Pats Pulpit Jul 24, 2017
Patriots place LB Dont'a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on physically unable to perform list; OT Andrew Jelks on non-football injury list

Patriots place LB Dont'a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on physically unable to perform list; OT Andrew Jelks on non-football injury list

Two of New England's core defenders are not yet ready to practice. Today, the first members of the 2017 New England Patriots arrived at Gillette Stadium to report for the team's training camp: rookies, quarterbacks and previously injured players. The latter group apparently included two of the team's core defenders – two players who will start camp on the sidelines. Per the NFL transaction wire (and first reported by ESPN's Field Yates), both linebacker Dont'a Hightower and defensive tackle Alan Branch have been placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Both players were...
Pats Pulpit 18 hours ago
What placing LB Dont’a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on PUP means for the Patriots

What placing LB Dont’a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on PUP means for the Patriots

New England deemed two core defenders physically unable to perform. Yesterday, rookies, quarterbacks and previously injured players arrived at Gillette Stadium to report for the New England Patriots’ 2017 training camp. Among the latter group were two core defenders, linebacker Dont’a Hightower and defensive tackle Alan Branch, who have both been placed on the physically unable to perform list (PUP). Let’s take a closer look at that decision and what it means for the Patriots. The duo has to be activated before cut-down day A team can place as many players on the PUP list as it sees...
Musket Fire 18 hours ago

New England Patriots: Dont’a Hightower, Alan Branch to start training camp on PUP list

The New England Patriots are set to open up training camp this week. However, two key players will be on the PUP list. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, two starters from the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl LI victory will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list. On Monday, Patriots defensive tackle Alan […] New England Patriots: Dont’a Hightower, Alan Branch to start training camp on PUP list - Musket Fire - Musket Fire - A New England Patriots Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
NFL Trade Rumors Jul 24, 2017

Patriots Placed LB Dont’a Hightower & DT Alan Branch On PUP List

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots have placed veteran LB Dont’a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on the PUP list for the start of training camp. The Patriots can activate either player whenever they want, so this isn’t all that big of a concern for their 2017 status. Hightower, 27, is a former first-round … The post Patriots Placed LB Dont’a Hightower & DT Alan Branch On PUP List appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
CSN New England Jul 23, 2017

Albert Breer: Teams backed off Dont'a Hightower because of physical scares

Albert Breer discusses Dont'a Hightower having teams back off of him in the offseason when he was a free agent because of scares over his physical.

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    What placing LB Dont’a Hightower and DT Alan Branch on PUP means for the Patriots