Nick Kaczur Placed On Injured Reserve, Ending His Season

To make room for the addition of Deion Branch, the Patriots placed OL Nick Kaczur on the season-ending injured reserve list. Kaczur had not played in 2010, suffering from a back injury.

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Nick Kaczur Placed On Season-Ending Injured Reserve List

To make room for the reacquisition of Deion Branch, OL Nick Kaczur has been placed on the injured reserve list, ending his 2010-11 season. The Patriots made the announcement via a release early Tuesday afternoon

Kaczur, suffering from a back injury, missed all four preseason games, as well as the four regular season games to start the year. 

Back in late August, he underwent back surgery to relieve pain in Kaczur's back caused by "a bulging disk hitting a nerve," and it was feared then that his season was in jeopardy. 

Kaczur was drafted in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. 

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Bill Belichick: 'I Don't Think [Nick Kaczur] Will Be Available In The Immediate Future'

Over the weekend, a report surfaced via the Herald that Patriots tackle-converted-to-guard Nick Kaczur would miss the 2010 season after undergoing back surgery. On Monday, coach Bill Belichick address Kaczur's future as only he can:

"I don't think he'll be available in the immediate future, but we'll see how that goes," Belichick said. "I'm not sure exactly how long that will or won't be."

Kaczur, expected to play in place of guard Logan Mankins, has not practiced since injuring his back in practice on Jul. 30.

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