Dont'a Hightower (ribs) was on the field for all but one of the New England Patriots ' defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Jets.
In the process, the linebacker recorded 10 tackles, upping his mark on the season on that front to 35 in six games, to go along with 2.5 sacks.
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower (ribs) has been deemed active for Sunday against the New York Jets .
In four games, Hightower has recorded 25 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks, numbers that carry some Fantasy utility in deeper formats.
Dont'a Hightower (ribs) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Hightower missed Sunday's win over the Colts and was a limited practice participant all week. If he misses a second straight game, Jonathan Freeny will likely get another start.
Dont'a Hightower (ribs) was limited at practice Wednesday, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports.
It appears as if Hightower, who missed Sunday's tilt against the Colts with a rib injury, will likely be limited by the same injury again this week. His status for this week's contest against the Jets is still up in the air, but more information should be available later in the week.
Dont'a Hightower (ribs) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports.
Hightower was limited during most of practice this week as he was trying to overcome a Week 5 rib injury which he suffered during the first quarter against the Cowboys. It's unclear who might get the start in Hightower's place, but both Rufus Johnson and recent trade acquisition Jon Bostic will likely see additional snaps on defense to help fill the void.
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