Report: Patriots place Tyquan Thornton on IR, inflicting him to overlook first 4 video games of season


Thornton reportedly has a shoulder damage that was sustained in coaching camp.

Tyquan Thornton reportedly will not be on the sector for a bit. AP Picture/Michael Dwyer
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The Patriots positioned receiver Tyquan Thornton on the injured reserve record Wednesday afternoon, in response to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Thornton will miss New England’s first 4 video games. The Patriots’ fifth sport might be at house in opposition to the Saints on October eighth.

Fowler stories that the choice has to do with a shoulder damage that Thornton suffered throughout coaching camp. He performed within the Patriots first preseason sport in opposition to the Texans earlier than sitting out the ultimate two.

Thornton is considered one of six large receivers who made the Patriots preliminary 53-man roster. DeVante Parker, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Kendrick Bourne, Demario Douglas, and Kayshon Boutte are the others.

Thornton started final season on injured reserve final season with a collarbone damage.

The Patriots positioned cornerback Isaiah Bolden and offensive lineman Conor McDermott on injured reserve earlier this week. Defensive again Cody Davis and defensive lineman Trey Flowers are on the Bodily unable to carry out record.

Thornton, who the Patriots picked within the second-round of the 2022 NFL Draft, has the velocity to develop right into a deep menace at receiver. He was wholesome sufficient to play in 13 video games after his preliminary stint on IR final season. He caught 22 passes for 247 yards and a pair of touchdowns.