While the New England Patriots prepare for more training camp and their second preseason game, defensive lineman Ty Warren is preparing for hip surgery that’s ending his season. The Patriots placed Warren on the injured reserve — thus ending his season — for a labral tear that will require surgery, which he’ll have done on Monday.
Warren has been a starter most of his career, 92 out of 105 games, since he was taken by the Patriots in the 2003 draft. Gerard Warren started in his place in Thursday’s preseason win over the New Orleans Saints with Damione Lewis as the back up.
The Patriots filled Warren’s spot on the roster when linebacker Derrick Burgess opted not to retire and reporter to training camp Friday morning. He’s passed his conditioning test and physical and will participate in camp right away.