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  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

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SPOTLIGHT:
Mike Patterson
DT #93
Height:
6-1
Weight:
300
Age:
31
College:
USC
Hometown:
Los Almintos, CA
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
23
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
- Originally a 1st round draft choice (31st pick overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2005…Released by the Eagles on Feb. 25, 2013…Signed by the Giants on April 3, 2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Has played in 131 regular-season games with 100 starts and started all 7 postseason games in which he’s played…Career totals include 586 tackles (312 solo), 16.5 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 7 fumble recoveries, 4 passes defensed and an interception…In the playoffs, he has 43 tackles (26 solo).

TRANSACTIONS:
- Originally a 1st round draft choice (31st pick overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2005…Released by the Eagles on Feb. 25, 2013…Signed by the Giants on April 3, 2013.

GIANTS NOTE:
- During a training camp practice on Aug. 3, 2011, Patterson suffered a seizure and was rushed to a hospital. He was soon diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), a tangle of blood vessels on his brain. Patterson visited with 4 doctors who specialize in AVM cases, as well as a seizure specialist. The doctors cleared him to return to football, which he did only 17 days after the seizure. Patterson chose to delay any procedures to fix the AVM until after the season. Because of what he overcame, Patterson was named the team’s 2011 Ed Block Courage Award recipient in a vote by his teammates. On Jan. 26, 2012, Patterson endured a 6-hour surgery to repair his AVM. The procedure, performed by Dr. Robert Spetzler in Phoenix, consisted of drilling open his skull to get behind his right eye to untangle the nerves that caused the AVM and the seizure. Patterson was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Illness list on Aug. 27, 2012 and missed the first 7 games of the season.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
- Has played in 131 regular-season games with 100 starts and started all 7 postseason games in which he’s played…Career totals include 586 tackles (312 solo), 16.5 sacks, 4 forced fumbles, 7 fumble recoveries, 4 passes defensed and an interception…In the playoffs, he has 43 tackles (26 solo).
- In 2013, played in all 16 games for the 1st time since 2009 and the 6th time in his career…Finished with 35 tackles (22 solo)…Had 4 tackles (3 solo) in Giants debut at Dallas (9/8), at Carolina (9/22) and at Kansas City (9/29)…Started at left defensive tackle vs. Philadelphia (10/6) and had 2 solo tackles…Contributed a season-high 5 tackles (3 solo) at Detroit (12/22).
- In 2012, played in 5 games with no starts….Missed first 7 games on Reserve/Non-Football Illness list…Inactive at Tampa Bay (12/9) with viral pneumonia…Placed on Non-Football Illness list on Dec. 12…Finished season with 9 tackles (3 solo), including a sack of Cam Newton vs. Carolina (11/26).
- In 2011, started all 15 games in which he played…Missed the season finale at Washington (1/1) with flu-like symptoms…Had 66 tackles (39 solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries…Forced a fumble by Mark Sanchez vs. the Jets (12/18) which was recovered by teammate Joselio Hanson on the Jets 17-yard line and led to an Eagles touchdown…Recovered a fumble by Matt Moore at Miami. (12/11)…Sacked Tom Brady vs. New England (11/27)…Posted a half-sack of Eli Manning at the Giants (11/20)…Recovered a fumble by Matt Forte vs. Chicago (11/7), leading to an Eagles touchdown…Sacked Rex Grossman at Washington (10/16).
- In 2010, played in 15 games with 14 starts…Recorded 57 tackles (29 solo) 2.0 sacks and a fumble recovery…Recovered a Mario Manningham fumble at the Giants (12/19), which led to an Eagles touchdown…Registered sacks in back to back games: at Chicago (11/28) and vs. Houston (12/2) for the 1st time since his rookie season in 2005.
- In 2009, played in all 16 games for the 5th consecutive season and started every game for the 2nd year in a row…Finished with 71 tackles (48 solo) and 1.5 sacks and  was tied for 1st on the team with 6 tackles for losses…Sacked Tony Romo at Dallas (1/3) and notched a half-sack of Jake Delhomme at Carolina (9/13)…Had 7 tackles (3 solo) in Philadelphia’s NFC Wild Card Game at Dallas (1/9).
- In 2008, started all 16 regular-season games and 3 postseason games…Contributed 86 tackles (39 solo), a half-sack, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the regular season and 21 tackles (15 solo) in the postseason…Intercepted a Manning pass and returned it 21 yards to the Giants 9-yard line to set up an early touchdown, his first career pick, vs. the Giants (11/9). Also recovered a fumble in the 2nd quarter, making him the 1st Eagle to record an interception and fumble recovery in the same game since Michael Lewis on 12/28/02 at the Giants…Set a career high with 15 tackles vs. Washington (10/5).
- In 2007, played in 16 games with 15 starts and finished with career-high totals of 114 tackles (63 solo) and 4.0 sacks…Also had a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…       Recovered a fumble at the Giants’ 8-yard line (12/9)…Credited with 11 tackles, registered a sack and forced fumble at Washington (11/11)…Sacked Brett Favre and recorded 11 tackles at Green Bay (9/9).
- In 2002, started all 16 regular-season games and 2 postseason games…Had 82 tackles (39 solo), 1.5 sacks and 2 fumble recoveries…Had 10 tackles at Dallas (12/25)…Tipped a Manning pass into the hands of Brian Dawkins for an interception at the Giants (12/17)…Recorded a career-high 1.5 sacks of Manning vs. the Giants (9/17).
- As a rookie in 2005, played in all 16 games with 7 starts and finished with 66 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 sacks and a forced fumble…Filled in as the starter in games 3-5 when Darwin Walker was sidelined with a thigh contusion, and was later named a starter for the final 4 games…Posted the first back-to-back sack games of his career with a half sack of Manning at the Giants (11/20) and 1 sack vs. Green Bay (11/27)…Sacked Trent Green for a 3-yard loss, and notched 7 tackles at Kansas City (10/2)…Started for the 1st time and got  his 1st sack (of Kerry Collins) and a forced fumble vs. Oakland (9/25)…Made his NFL debut with 8 tackles at Atlanta (9/12).

COLLEGE:
- Three-year starter for 2-time National Champion USC…Career stats include 146 tackles, 21.5 sacks, 46 tackles for losses, 4 forced fumbles and a school record 13 fumble recoveries…Was named an All-America as a senior, posting 45 tackles with 6.0 sacks, a team-high 16 tackles for losses and 4 fumble recoveries…Returned a fumble 52 yards for a touchdown vs. UCLA…Had 55 tackles and 7.0 sacks as a junior.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
- Attended the Jay Fund’s Annual Champions for Children’s Gala in New York City.

PERSONAL:
-Youngest child of Tyrone and Florence Patterson. Has 1 brother, Tyrone (a former basketball player at Sacramento City College), and 2 sisters, Roachelle and Knyesha…Earned All-America honors as a senior at Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School, recording 94 tackles, 7.0 sacks and 18 tackles for a losses…Also participated in wrestling, shot put, and discus at the school…Majored in sociology and plans on earning his degree after he is done playing football.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 361 273 88 16.5 0 4 1 21 -- 21 0 4 8
2013 NYG 16 1 23 18 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 PHI 5 0 6 3 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 PHI 15 15 35 26 9 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 2
2010 PHI 15 14 37 30 7 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2009 PHI 16 16 55 42 13 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 PHI 16 16 42 28 14 0.5 -- 1 1 21 21 21 0 1 1
2007 PHI 16 15 67 50 17 4.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2006 PHI 16 16 52 38 14 1.5 0 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 3
2005 PHI 16 7 44 38 6 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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