Stork announced Tuesday via his personal Twitter account that he would step away from professional football.
Stork, 26, declined to officially label his decision as a retirement, but for at least the time being, it sounds like he has no intention of playing after having suffered from multiple concussions during his career. The former fourth-round pick played two seasons with the Patriots before being released from the team last August. He started 17 of the 21 career games in which he played.
The Patriots placed center Bryan Stork on short-term injured reserve Wednesday. He can't practice for six weeks and won't be eligible to play in a game until after eight weeks.
To take his spot on the roster, the Patriots signed defensive back Justin Coleman.
Patriots center Bryan Stork might not be ready for his team's season opener against the Steelers on Thursday, per ESPN.com.
Stork, who was cleared after passing a concussion test, missed New England's last two practices.
Patriots center Bryan Stork is dealing with an MCL injury in his knee, but is expected to start the Super Bowl on Sunday against the Seahawks, sources told the NFL Network.
Stork suffered the injury during the divisional playoff game against the Ravens. He was recently upgraded from questionable to probable.
The Patriots were favored by one-point, but the line has moved to pick'em.
The Patriots have upgraded center Bryan Stork to probable for Sunday's Super Bowl, the team announced Saturday.
Stork was considered questionable with a knee injury after missing the AFC Championship game and was limited in practice Friday. The Patriots are currently 1-point favorites against the Seahawks Sunday.
The Patriots will be at nearly full strength for Sunday’s Super Bowl as the following players have been listed as probable: Tom Brady (ankle), Dont’a Hightower (shoulder), Chris Jones (elbow), Akeem Ayers (knee), Darrelle Revis (non-injury-related) and Sealver Siliga (foot).
All except Brady were limited participants in practice Friday. The only question mark is center Bryan Stork, who is questionable with a knee injury and was limited in practice Friday.
The Patriots are currently 1-point favorites against Seattle.
Patriots rookie center Bryan Stork said he's working with the training staff in hopes of playing in Super Bowl 49, reports ESPN.com. Stork, who nursing a knee injury, has been limited in practice.
"Nobody's working harder than Bryan to play," coach Bill Belichick said.
Stork started 11 regular-season games but missed the AFC title game after getting hurt in the divisional playoff win over Baltimore. Ryan Wendell replaced Stork and played well in the 45-7 victory over the Colts.
Patriots starting center Bryan Stork, who missed the AFC title game with a knee injury, practiced Sunday and "continues to show no noticeable signs of injury," reports ESPN.com. The rookie is on track to play in the Super Bowl.
New England is a 1-point favorite over Seattle after opening as a 2.5-point underdog.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) was the only full participant in Thursday's practice in preparation for the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 against the Seahawks, according to 710 AM ESPN Radio in Seattle.
Cornerback Brandon Browner (knee), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), defensive tackle Chris Jones (elbow), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe), defensive lineman Sealver Siliga (foot) and center Bryan Stork (knee) were all limited participants.
Patriots starting center Bryan Stork, who hurt his knee in the divisional playoff win over Baltimore and missed the AFC title game, returned to practice Thursday, reports the Boston Herald. That puts him on track to play in the Super Bowl.
The Patriots are 1-point favorites over Seattle after opening as 2.5-point underdogs.
The Patriots released a hypothetical Wednesday practice report during the bye week, with center Bryan Stork being listed as a DNP due to a knee injury.
Quarterback Tom Brady also appeared on the report with an ankle injury but would have participated fully in practice.
Five players would have been limited if the Patriots would have held practice Wednesday, including wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe), defensive linemen Chris Jones (elbow) and Sealver Siliga (foot), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) and cornerback Brandon Browner (knee).
New England is a 1-point favorite against Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX after opening as an underdog.
The Patriots have listed DL Chris Jones, DE Zach Moore, WR Brian Tyms, WR Josh Boyce, C Bryan Stork, OL Jordan Devey and RB James White as inactive for the AFC Championship game.
Jones and Stork were the only two players listed on the injury report coming into the contest. Jones was considered probable due to an elbow injury. Stork was ruled out due to a knee issue. The other five players listed are considered healthy scratches.
As the Patriots gear up for Sunday's AFC Championship game vs. Indianapolis, the team has listed linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder, toe) and cornerback Brandon Browner (knee) as questionable on the injury report. All three players were limited in practice Friday.
Defensive tackle Chris Jones (elbow) was the only other Patriots' player listed as questionable. Center Bryan Stork has been ruled out due to a knee injury, while quarterback Tom Brady is probable with an ankle injury.
The Patriots are 6 1/2-point favorites for Sunday's game.
Patriots rookie center Bryan Stork (knee) was unable to practice for the second straight day Thursday as the team prepared for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Colts. Ryan Wendell is expected to start in Stork's spot.
New England is a 6.5-point favorite.
Patriots rookie starting center Bryan Stork is not practicing Wednesday, reports MassLive.com. He suffered a knee injury in the second quarter of the playoff win over Baltimore and did not return.
If Stork can't play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Colts, right guard Ryan Wendell will start at center with Josh Kline replacing Wendell.
New England is a 6.5-point home favorite.
The status of Patriots starting center Bryan Stork is unclear heading into Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Colts, reports the team's website. Stork left the playoff win over the Ravens with a knee injury and was not spotted in the locker room afterward.
New England doesn't resume practicing until Wednesday.
Midway through the second quarter, Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs "came flying in from behind [Tom] Brady and landed on the side of Stork’s right leg," the website said. Right guard Ryan Wendell moved to center, with Josh Kline coming in to replace Wendell.
Patriots center Bryan Stork was escorted to the locker room in the first half of Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Ravens with a knee injury. His return is questionable. Ryan Wendell took over at center while Stork remains sidelined.
The Patriots should have most of their questionable players available Week 8.
Dan Connolly, Dominique Easley, Matthew Slater, Bryan Stork and Shane Vereen are all active for the contest. Both Connolly and Stork have been dealing with concussions, but will attempt to play.
The Patriots listed 13 players on their final injury report for their Week 8 home game against Chicago. Chandler Jones (hip) is the only player on the list to be ruled out for the game.
Shane Vereen was a late addition to the report because of an illness. He missed practice Friday and was labeled questionable. Dan Connolly (concussion), Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee), Nate Ebner (finger), Cameron Fleming (finger), Matthew Slater (shoulder) and Bryan Stork (concussion) were deemed questionable.
Meanwhile, Tom Brady (ankle), Brandon Browner (ankle), Jamie Collins (thigh), Dont'a Hightower (knee) and Devin McCourty (rib) were all full participants in Friday's practice session and officially ruled probable for Sunday.
Patriots offensive linemen Dan Connolly and Bryan Stork, who missed Week 7 with concussions, returned to practice Tuesday, reports the Boston Herald.