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Patriots commit to Hightower for 2 more years

The New England Patriots picked up Dont’a Hightower’s 2016 option yesterday, according to reports. The option is worth $7.751 million. It is guaranteed for injury. It will be fully guaranteed at the beginning of the 2016 league year.

The Patriots selected Hightower 25th overall in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He has really  come on strong the past two seasons, being a huge part of their 4th Super Bowl winning season.

Hightower started 12 games last year, making 89 tackles, 6 sacks, 2 passes defended, and a forced fumble. He has played in 39 games during his three-year career.

Chandler Jones was also selected in the 2012 draft. The Pats have till May 9th to pick up his option.


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