Patriots Place DE Ty Warren On Injured Reserve, Ending His 2010 Season

Ty Warren is battling a hip injury severe enough that it will require surgery, and cause him to miss the 2010 season. The Patriots placed him on injured reserve Friday.

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Pats Pulpit: Losing Warren Is A Huge Blow

Despite having Derrick Burgess back on the team, there aren't any positives for losing Ty Warren for the season, according to SB Nation's Pats Pulpit:

While Burgess' reinstatement is a positive story, the team's loss of defensive end Ty Warren for the season is a very negative one.  Ty Warren is the prototypical 3-4 left defensive end, and is one of the best run-stuffers in the business.  Warren is under contract through 2012, but losing him is a blow both off the field/in the locker room, as well as on the field.

With Warren out, the Patriots will likely look to another defensive lineman with the same surname; veteran Gerard Warren.  Gerard Warren played in Ty's spot with the starters last night, and he should hold that role in the regular season.  Warren's injury makes it more likely that a young defensive lineman such as Kade Weston, Brandon Deaderick or Kyle Love make the squad.  The Patriots could also use the presence of Ron Brace, who has yet to pass his physical and remains on the Active/PUP list.

Suddenly, in back to back seasons, the Patriots have lost two pivotal men on their defensive line. This year Warren and last year Richard Seymour.

The Patriots' defense is already lacking a good group of household names. Adding another Who's This? to the list will do nothing but drop expectations for the club.


Patriots Officially Put Ty Warren On Injured Reserve Ending His 2010 Season

On Friday afternoon, ESPN's Mike Reiss reported that Patriots DE Ty Warren could require season-ending hip surgery. An hour after that report, the Patriots made it official putting Warren on injured reserve ending his season.

His hip surgery isn't expected to be career-threatening.

With Warren's roster spot, the Patriots reinstated LB Derrick Burgess to the active roster.

Check out Pats Pulpit for more on Ty Warren's injury.


Report: Ty Warren May Need Hip Surgery, Which Would Force Him To Miss 2010 Season

Ty Warren, the Patriots' star defensive lineman, is battling a hip injury so severe that it could threaten his entire 2010 season, according to Mike Reiss.

Reiss, who cites a source close to Warren, says that the lineman is suffering from an injury similar to a labral tear (which is what Alex Rodriguez had). It's not career threatening, but it could require surgery. And surgery would likely mean no action for Warren in the 2010 season.

Losing Warren would be terrible for the Patriots, who rely on him to anchor the defensive line.

"The things that he does for the people around him and us, it goes unspoken," [defensive line coach Pepper] 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."

On Monday, Bill Belichick said only of Warren that he had "missed a number of practices" and that "We’ll just have to wait and see until we get a little more information."

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