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Mike Rivera
MLB #59
Height:
6-2
Weight:
255
College:
Kansas
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 11 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 NE 10 9 6 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Mike Rivera was signed by the Patriots to the practice squad on November 9, 2011 … Originally signed by the Chicago Bears as a rookie free agent (4/26/09) … Released by Chicago (9/5/09)… Signed by Tennessee to the practice squad (9/7/09) … Released by Tennessee (9/15/10) … Signed by Green Bay to the practice squad (10/13/10) … Signed by Miami from the Green Bay practice squad (12/28/10) … Released by Miami (8/27/11)... Signed by the Patriots to a future contract (2/7/12).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Mike Rivera was signed by the Patriots to the practice squad on November 9, 2011 … Originally signed by the Chicago Bears as a rookie free agent (4/26/09) … Released by Chicago (9/5/09)… Signed by Tennessee to the practice squad (9/7/09) … Released by Tennessee (9/15/10) … Signed by Green Bay to the practice squad (10/13/10) … Signed by Miami from the Green Bay practice squad (12/28/10) … Released by Miami (8/27/11)... Signed by the Patriots to a future contract (2/7/12).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2012 (10/1, 2/0)
  • Returned to the Patriots in late October after a short stint with the Dolphins.
  • Compiled a career-high four special teams tackles in win at Jacksonville (12/23).
  • Started his first NFL game at linebacker vs. San Francisco (12/16) and tallied one tackle.
  • Registered a career-high three special teams stackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/22).
  • Appeared in his first NFL game in the season-opening win at Tennessee (9/9).

2012 (1/0 - Miami)
  • Played in one game with the Dolphins - a loss at Arizona (9/30).

2011 (0/0)
  • Went to training camp with Miami before being released prior to the regular season.
  • Signed by New England to the practice squad midseason and spent the rest of the year there.

2010 (0/0 – Miami)
  • Went to training camp with Tennessee and spent time on Green Bay practice squad before being added to Miami’s 53-man roster from the Green Bay practice squad late in the season.
  • Inactive at New England (1/2).

2009 (0/0 – Tennessee)
  • Signed with Chicago as a rookie free agent and was released before the start of the regular season.
  • Signed by Tennessee to the practice squad and spent the rest of the year there.


COLLEGE
  • Saw action in 51 career games with 36 starts at Kansas (2004-08) where he was a three-time all-conference honoree and two-time all-Big 12 selection.
  • Posted 300 career tackles (167 solo), 6.5 sacks, 16 passes defensed, an interception, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
  • As a senior, named all-Big 12 honorable mention after finishing third on the team with 93 tackles.
  • Was redshirted as a true freshman even though he appeared in one game and registered one tackle.


PERSONAL
  • Born Jan. 10, 1986
  • Attended Shawnee Mission (Kansas) Northwest High school in Shawnee Mission, Kan.
  • Holds a degree from Kansas in communications.

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