East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) - The New York Giants have signed veteran
defensive linemen Mike Patterson.
The 29-year-old Patterson, a first-round draft pick by the Eagles, had spent
the last eight seasons in Philadelphia. He has 16 1/2 career sacks.
Patterson played in only five games last season. He was diagnosed with a rare
brain condition called arteriovenous malformation (AVM) and had surgery in
This is the second ex-Eagle defensive lineman the Giants have recently signed.
They inked Cullen Jenkins last month.
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