DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION: Live Blog  | Keller @ Large | Watch Live Coverage

Patriots Place Mike Wright On IR

FOXBORO (CBS) – The New England Patriots have placed Mike Wright on the injured reserve, ending the defensive lineman’s 2011 season.

Wright played in the season opener at Miami, registering one tackle and a half a sack, but has been inactive for the last four games with concussion symptoms.

Read: Levan Reid’s Patriots Blog

Wright, who suffered the concussion during the season opener, also missed the second half of the 2010 season due to a concussion.

To take Wright’s roster spot, New England signed defensive back Phillip Adams has been signed to the 53-man roster. Adams was originally signed by the Patriots on September 21 and was active but did not play in the games at Buffalo or Oakland.

Read: Welker “Proud To Be A Patriot”

He was released on October 8, before being brought back on Thursday.

Tune in to the Patriots-Cowboys game Sunday at 4:15 pm on 98.5 The Sports Hub. Get your Patriots Sunday started with Patriots Gameday at 11:30am on WBZ-TV and The Sports Hub’s pregame coverage, beginning at 1:00 pm. After the game tune in to the Postgame show on 98.5, and to Patriots Fifth Quarter on MY TV38.


More From CBS Boston

Summer of Savings
Download Weather App

Listen Live