June 15, 2024

Patriots

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

Tyquan Thornton reportedly will not be on the sphere 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 accordance with ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Thornton will miss New England’s first 4 video games. The Patriots’ fifth recreation will probably be at dwelling towards the Saints on October eighth.

Fowler experiences that the choice has to do with a shoulder harm that Thornton suffered throughout coaching camp. He performed within the Patriots first preseason recreation towards the Texans earlier than sitting out the ultimate two.

Thornton is certainly one of six extensive 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 harm.

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 pace to develop right into a deep risk 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.