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Ty Warren heads to injured reserve

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The Broncos were hoping to keep injured defensive tackle Ty Warren’s roster spot open until they absolutely needed it.

With all the injuries on the squad, they needed the spot much sooner than expected.

Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports Warren is headed to injured reserve.  The team will promote running back Jeremiah Johnson from the practice squad, which is a clear sign Knowshon Moreno isn’t expected to be ready for Sunday’s game.  Willis McGahee will carry the load for Denver.

Warren, meanwhile, has missed two straight NFL seasons.  The Broncos gave him $4 million guaranteed, which was their biggest free agent signing of the offseason.

McGahee was one of the players we touted during our weekly Friday spot on Versus.

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18 Responses to “Ty Warren heads to injured reserve”
  1. hoosierdude says: Sep 17, 2011 3:00 PM

    Must be JMs fault.

  2. naterysavy says: Sep 17, 2011 3:00 PM

    Fire McDaniels!

  3. j0esixpack says: Sep 17, 2011 3:09 PM

    The first two responses stole my thunder!

    I’m sure they’ll still find a way to blame this on McDaniels.

  4. scudbot says: Sep 17, 2011 3:09 PM

    Send the bill to the Rams.

  5. mustbejealousof6 says: Sep 17, 2011 3:11 PM

    Is it safe to lol?

  6. scudbot says: Sep 17, 2011 3:17 PM

    The Broncos ought to trade all of McDaniels’ personnel picks to Seattle for the first rounder they’ll undoubtedly earn this year.

  7. backindasaddle says: Sep 17, 2011 3:23 PM

    This should be no surprise to any N.E. Patriots people. Tye Warren was a beast….for one year. Other than that one year he varied between really good to average to injured and out again.

    BB knew the history, knew the player, read the players mentality (football was no longer the most important thing anymore) and cut him. He was right to cut him….he knew where Tye was headed. Denver was really really foolish to give him all the guaranteed money.

  8. profootballwalk says: Sep 17, 2011 3:25 PM

    All the Patriots fans who thought they knew better than BB, please take note. Hoodie knows.

  9. mmcdan13 says: Sep 17, 2011 3:45 PM

    Looks like KC dodged a bullet on this guy. He’s done.

  10. ragingmouse says: Sep 17, 2011 3:58 PM

    “stupid is as stupid does”…

    Must like giving money away…

  11. scudbot says: Sep 17, 2011 4:18 PM

    Perhaps there’s a problem with personnel decisions that preceded McDaniels. Because someone hired him and let him do what he did to decimate that team. And then guaranteed Warren $4M. Too bad owners can’t be fired.

  12. bearsrulepackdrool says: Sep 17, 2011 4:35 PM

    Belicheck dropped him for a reason. First Jarvis Green now Warren. When will people learn?
    (SN: I’m drunk!)

  13. rayguyreturns says: Sep 17, 2011 4:50 PM

    It baffles me that so many people gloat over another teams injuries.
    Yeah we beat the Broncs. Am I glad their players were hurt…NO.

    Guys need to lighten up.

  14. boknowsvt says: Sep 17, 2011 5:00 PM

    He was still in the league?

  15. descendency says: Sep 17, 2011 5:03 PM

    Didn’t a similar thing happen to Jarvis Green?

    Don’t pick up people the Patriots release.

  16. rollerino1 says: Sep 17, 2011 6:16 PM

    And the hits just keeep ooooon comin’!

  17. towniesman says: Sep 17, 2011 7:20 PM

    I’m only a Pats fan an I could have told ya this was gonna happen Denver, this dude gets hurt shaving

  18. pastabelly says: Sep 17, 2011 9:50 PM

    Belichick didn’t think football was important enough to Warren and that’s why he was cut. He had a $250,000 offseason workout bonus and he decided to pursue his degree instead. It’s great that Warren values education. But Belichick believed he should have placed a higher value on football after the Pats wrote such a big check to the guy and he got hurt. For Belichick, it was just time to move on. It’s no big deal and it’s doubtful Belichick could’ve predicted that Warren would be on IR for all of 2012.

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