Broncos Reportedly Won't Place Ty Warren On IR

New Broncos DT Ty Warren suffered a triceps tear on Monday, which will require three to six months of recovery time, but the Broncos won't place him on IR, according to a report.

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Ty Warren's Injury Won't Land Him On IR For Broncos

The injury suffered by Denver Broncos DE Ty Warren was deemed to be severe as a triceps tear, the injury he suffered, generally results in a player going on injured reserve and ending his season. Warren will have surgery on Tuesday, according to the Denver Post, and the recovery time is viewed as three to six months.

The Broncos will not place him on IR and gain that extra roster spot, the Denver Post reports. Instead, he'll have surgery on Tuesday morning and, because it's just a partial tear, they're hoping his recovery time is closer to three months rather than six.

If it's a three month recovery time, that would put Warren's return around sometime in mid-to-late November with four or five games remaining on the Broncos 2011 regular season schedule. If they're in the playoff hunt at that point, then Warren's return could be critical.

That said, not many people are expecting the Broncos to be competitive into December this year so I'm not sure Warren's return will be as critical as it seems. I can assure you, though, that my views on the Broncos not being competitive late into the season aren't shared by all the readers of SB Nation's Mile High Report.


Ty Warren's Injury Is Triceps Tear; Broncos Unsure Of Status

Bad news for the Denver Broncos concerning DT Ty Warren -- his injury is serious. Warren suffered a triceps injury and the Denver Post reports it's a tear which means Warren will be out for a while. The team hasn't made any decisions on his future.

The Broncos signed Warren last week in the hopes he would shore up their defensive line. The triceps tear puts all that on hold. Though we don't know the details of the injury, it's possible it could keep him out for a couple of months. As the Post reports, there's no reason to rush into the decision on surgery right away.

Both Warren and the Broncos have incentive to put off surgery in hopes he can heal enough to play. Because Warren is 30 years old and missed all of last season to recover from hip surgery, surgery to repair his latest injury could threaten not only his season but career. Why rush into that?

Good point. It's a tough spot for both Warren and the Broncos. He was one of the top free agents they added this season so clearly they had high hopes for him this year. As SB Nation's Mile High Report notes, he was given the biggest free agent contract for the Broncos this offseason.


Ty Warren Injury: Broncos' DT To Have MRI On Tricep Tendon

Denver Broncos new defensive tackle, Ty Warren, will undergo an MRI after injuring his triceps tendon in Monday morning's team practice.

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