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Patriots could lose Ty Warren for the season

Posted on: August 13, 2010 4:46 pm
Edited on: August 13, 2010 6:34 pm
Posted by Andy Benoit

Patriots defensive end Ty Warren, one of the most solid, underrated players in the game, could be lost for the season with a hip injury, according to ESPN’s Mike Reiss. Warren has a labral tear (similar to what Yankee Alex Rodriguez had a while back). It is not career-threatening, but if surgery is required, Warren would be shelved for 2010.

If Warren, one of the premier run-defenders in the game, goes down, the Patriots would likely turn to another Warren: Gerard. The former Brown/Bronco/Raider is not experienced in a 3-4 scheme, but he has been challenging veteran Mike Wright for playing time all offseason.

On Tuesday, defensive line coach Pepper Johnson talked to Reiss about Warren’s value to the Patriots. "The things that he does for the people around him and us, it goes unspoken," Johnson said. "He is a strong character in the locker room. He is a strong character in our meetings. He's a stand-up guy. He's a guy that if he misses a play, or if he blows a play out there on the field, he stands up and says 'that was me and that's not going to happen again.' You can't have enough of those type of guys out on the field."

UPDATE: The Patriots have put Warren on Injured Reserve, ending his 2010 season. They have also reinstated end/outside linebacker Derrick Burgess, which means the veteran is not retiring after all.

UPDATE II: Warren explained his decision to Tom Curran of "It was something that I wanted to get done -- that I needed to get done. I've been laboring around for about a year-and-a-half. The season's too long to be taking shots all year, to feel OK one week and feel bad the next. To have arthritis and not be able to be me. I'm going to sacrifice one year for the next couple."

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Since: Jan 14, 2009
Posted on: August 13, 2010 5:59 pm

This Stings

This is not good.  I was really hoping for triple-dubs on the DL.  Someone is going to have to step up big.  This guy may not be the best at gettiing to the QB but he can stuff the run off the end with the best of them.

Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: August 13, 2010 5:47 pm

Patriots could lose Ty Warren for the season

So every Muslim is a terrorist?

I can't figure out New Englanders. They're wicked retaaaaahded.

Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: August 13, 2010 5:45 pm

Patriots could lose Ty Warren for the season

Another reason why I can't figure out New Yorkers.  You can't build a stadium for your local football teams in the city, but you can let terrorists build a mosque next to the fallen Twin Towers.  You guys are some messed up in the head.

Since: Oct 31, 2008
Posted on: August 13, 2010 5:39 pm
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