New England Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower is a Pro Bowler for Life

Patriots defensive end Donta Haughtower had to be helped off the field in his hometown of Providence, R.I., after getting a facial laceration.

The incident occurred Tuesday when Haughtowers facial lacing occurred on the Patriots’ bench.

Haughtower is listed as day-to-day and the team is unsure when he will be cleared to return.

The team released a statement saying the injury occurred during the team’s game against the Cleveland Browns.