The New England Patriots have placed left tackle Isaiah Wynn on reserve, marking the latest blow to an already injury-riddled line.
Wynn suffered a foot injury in the first quarter of New England’s 43-0 win at Miami on Sunday and did not return to the game.
By signing Wynn’s roster place on Tuesday filled.
Here is the 2nd straight year that Wynn has gone on IR. A Achilles tendon injury caused him to miss his entire rookie season.
The transfer means Wynn cannot return to clinic for fourteen days. He must complete two weeks of training before returning to game action would be eligible to match against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 17 at the first.
It’s part of a string of accidents to hit the Patriots’ offensive line this year. Center David Andrews started the year on injured reserve after blood clots were found in his lungs.
In addition, starting tackle Marcus Cannon did not play against the Dolphins because he continues to recover from the shoulder injury he sustained through the Patriots’ season opener.
Marshall Newhouse, that was signed started against Miami in the place of Cannon.
Coach Bill Belichick said that they are dealing with the shuffling up this year.
“I think that they’re trying to do the very best they could,” he explained. “Some of these expected or had an opportunity to plan to get some occurred rather quickly and you need to respond to those.
“But yeah, that group is really a hardworking group. Overall we’ve just tried to take it day by day and do the things which we are able to do.”
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