FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In an sudden transfer, the New England Patriots positioned second-year defensive deal with Christian Barmore on injured reserve Friday due to a knee damage.
Barmore, a 2021 second-round choose from the College of Alabama, had missed the previous three video games and the Patriots (5-4) have been coming off the bye, sparking hope that he was on the cusp of returning for the essential house recreation Sunday in opposition to the New York Jets (6-3).
However Barmore appeared to have a setback earlier this week. After being a restricted participant Wednesday and Thursday, he did not participate in follow Friday.
The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Barmore was named to the Professional Soccer Writers of America All-Rookie Workforce in 2021 after taking part in in each recreation and totaling 46 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 9 quarterback hits.
This season, in six video games, he has totaled 15 tackles, 1 sack and three quarterback hits. Arguably his best worth to the crew has been as an inside cross rusher, whereas he has additionally been tabbed as a stout presence in opposition to the run behind starters Lawrence Man and Davon Godchaux.
In his absence, fourth-year deal with Daniel Ekuale has crammed the inside rush position, and veteran Carl Davis Jr. has added depth in run-first conditions.
Barmore will not be eligible to play once more till Dec. 18 on the earliest, when the Patriots go to the Las Vegas Raiders. Undrafted rookie middle Kody Russey, who performed in school at Houston, was signed to fill his spot on the 53-man roster.