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FOXBORO, Mass. -- The Patriots have officially placed defensive lineman Mike Wright on injured reserve due to lingering effects from his concussion. It's the second consecutive season in which Wright's season has come to an end due to a concussion. Wright suffered a concussion in Week 11 against the Colts in 2010, and he suffered another one this season in Week 1 against the Dolphins. He practiced on a limited basis last Thursday and Friday, but he missed Wednesday's session due to the concussion symptoms. Wright is under contract through 2012 and is on the books for $2.355 million next...

Patriots DT Mike Wright, with future on hold, says “I have a newfound respect for the brain.”

Yesterday, the Patriots placed defensive tackle Mike Wright on Injured Reserve, ending his season because of concussions. It was the second straight year this happened. Today, Wright addressed the media in a heart-felt injury, one I must be honest, almost caused me to choke up. Wright clearly wanted to play and he said, “I felt like I was going to be ready.“  On going on IR...

Video of the day: Patriots DT Mike Wright opens up on his battle with concussions

This week, Patriots DT Mike Wright was placed on season-ending Injured Reserve. Again. For the second consecutive season, the inside pass-rusher lost a battle with concussions, as the ailment altered his life and rendered him unable to play. Yesterday, Wright discussed it in a somber news conference. Check out my video:

Patriots DL Wright placed on IR

The New England Patriots have placed defensive lineman Mike Wright on injured reserve with a concussion. Wright suffered the concussion in the season opener against Miami. He had return practicing in limited capacity last week, but he recently had a setback in recovery. This is the second straight season a concussion has ended Wright's campaign early. He missed the final six...

Patriots place DL Mike Wright on season-ending Injured Reserve

Last week, Mike Wright returned to practice, a surprise and promising move considering he had been battling a concussion since Week 1. The promise ended today. The Patriots made that clear today. The Patriots placed Wright on season-ending Injured Reserve with a concussion for the second-straight year. He played in the first game and had a tackle and half a sack. This was after he...

Patriots release injury report: DL Mike Wright is still battling a concussion, Law Firm has a toe injury

There were a bunch of positive developments during Patriots practice today, as OT Sebastian Vollmer, WR Julian Edelman, and RB Danny Woodhead all returned to work. Yet a few others didn’t, raising a red flag or two. How did it all shake out? Well, DT Mike Wright was listed as having a concussion, which is bad news. He missed the end of last year and the beginning of this year with...

Mike Wright's season done

FOXBORO - Mike Wright's 2011 season ended yesterday with a mix of sadness and relief, as the Patriots defensive...

Patriots put DL Mike Wright on IR with concussion

The New England Patriots have placed defensive lineman Mike Wright on injured reserve because of his second concussion in 10 months.

Patriots Place DT Mike Wright On Injured Reserve

The New England Patriots have placed defensive lineman Mike Wright on injured reserve Thursday, ending his season after he played in just one game. Wright suffered a concussion against the Miami Dolphins, and was out until he returned for two days of limited practice last week, according to Wright missed the final seven games of the year last year with a concussion...

Patriots defensive lineman Wright placed on IR

FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP) - Mike Wright's season ended prematurely due to a concussion for the second straight year Thursday, when the New England Patriots placed the veteran defensive lineman on injured reserve.His campaign to educate players from pee-wee to the pros, however, is just beginning.Wright, who missed the final seven ...

Patriots' Wright out for season because of concussion

New England Patriots defensive tackle Mike Wright will miss the remainder of the season after being placed on injured reserve.

Concussion ends season for Patriots' Wright

The New England Patriots placed seventh-year defensive lineman Mike Wright on season-ending injured reserve Thursday and re-signed cornerback Phillip Adams to the 53-man roster.

Patriots place DL Mike Wright on IR; Sign DB Phillip Adams

The New England Patriots announced today that DL Mike Wright has been placed on injured reserve (concussion) and DB Phillip Adams has been signed to the 53-man roster.

Patriots Getting Healthier

The New England Patriots released their first injury report of the week today and fans will be pleased to see less players in the “Did Not Participate” category than previous weeks. Last week was especially bad early on. Julian Edleman, Danny Woodhead, and Sebastian Vollmer all missed practice last week and sat out of Sunday’s game against the Jets, and all were back at practice...

Saturday morning one-liners

The Bills are getting strong contributions from their rookies. Dolphins DE Jason Taylor is looking forward to a fun game against the Jets, his team in 2010. Said Patriots DL Mike Wright of going on injured reserve because of concussions, “It’s unfortunate, but at the same time a good thing that it wasn’t worse than…
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