Today over in Foxboro, Mass., Patriots LT Matt Light received a retirement send-off, the kind the Patriots reserve for special players. Tedy Bruschi, for instance, got one. And Light, an 11-year Patriots stalwart who protected QB Tom Brady’s valuable backside during five Super Bowls, deserves one, too. Light’s retirement is not exactly a surprise. I mentioned it was heading that way on Feb. 21, and the Patriots are well-prepared for this move. First-rounder Nate Solder and second-rounder Sebastian Vollmer (if healthy) should serve the team well into the next decade. But that doesn’t mean everyone is happy. QB Tom Brady tried to persuade Light to play one more year by offering him endless KIT KATs, Light told reporters at Gillette […]
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Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Week 2 injuries 2011, Alphonso Smith, Andy Dalton, Anthony Gonzalez, Ben Grubbs, Calvin Johnson, Chris Carr, Chris Hope, Dan Koppen, Danny Amendola, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Dashon Goldson, David Harris, Dez Bryant, E.J. Henderson, Eric Smith, Gary Brackett, Hakeem Nicks, Jacoby Ford, Jason Peters, Jason Smith, Jeff Otah, Jerricho Cotchery, Jimmy Smith, Justin Tuck, Kevin Boss, Kevin Walter, Lance Moore, Lee Evans, Louis Murphy, Luis Castillo, marion barber, Matt Light, Michael Crabtree, Michael Hoomanawanui, Michael Huff, Nate Solder, Nick Fairley, Orlando Scandrick, Richard Seymour, Robert Gallery, Robert Mathis, Sam Bradford, Santonio Holmes, Sebastian Vollmer, Sidney Rice, Steven Jackson, Stevie Johnson, Terence Newman, Tramon Williams, William Hayes
Star receiver Calvin Johnson’s status is in doubt for the Lions’ home opener against the Chiefs.
Patriots WR Wes Welker and T Matt Light have been selected to the Pro Bowl, it was announced Wednesday.
Jets safety Jim Leonhard is active for Sunday’s AFC East showdown with the Patriots, meaning he’ll likely play with a cast protecting his broken right thumb.
The New England Patriots will be without a number of starters for Sunday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, including DE Ty Warren, LT Matt Light and CB Shawn Springs.
Patriots RB Sammy Morris is out of the International Series game against the Buccaneers because of a knee injury, so Laurence Maroney is expected to start.
Posted: Sunday, October 25th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Brandon Tate, International Series, Joey Galloway, Julian Edelman, Mark LeVoir, Matt Light, Matt Slater, New England Patriots, Randy Moss, Sam Aiken, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Wes Welker
The Patriots activated veteran OL Mark LeVoir from the physically unable to perform list and rookie WR Brandon Tate from the non-football injury list, providing depth at key positions entering the International Series game against the Buccaneers.
Posted: Sunday, October 11th, 2009 | Frank Tadych Tags: Adam Snyder, Asante Samuel, Ben Watson, Branden Albert, Calvin Johnson, Chris Samuels, Ellis Hobbs, Jonathan Scott, Kawika Mitchell, Kenyon Coleman, Luke Lawton, Marcus Buggs, Matt Light, michael lewis, Mike Patterson, Ricky Brown
Lions WR Calvin Johnson suffered a right knee injury during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers and didn’t return.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick indicated on Monday that the shoulder injury suffered by LT Matt Light, which kept him out the majority of the win over the Raiders, wasn’t of the season-ending variety.
Minnesota Vikings DT Pat Williams and New England Patriots LT Matt Light have left their respective games with injuries.
Patriots offensive tackle Matt Light and Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder have reason to be thankful.
They have been fined, not suspended.
New England and Miami have been waiting to hear whether Patriots left tackle Matt Light and Dolphins linebacker Channing Crowder will be suspended for fighting during Sunday’s fourth quarter.