Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Leigh Bodden on season-ending IR
By Mike Reiss
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- In a blow to the New England Patriots secondary, the team placed starting right cornerback Leigh Bodden on season- ending injured reserve Tuesday.
Bodden, who tied for the team lead with five interceptions last season, has a torn rotator cuff, according to a source close to Bodden. Bodden had also been battling a knee injury earlier in training camp.
Shortly after the announcement, Bodden posted the following on his Twitter account: "Overwhelmed with the love from every1! Y'all kno imma bounce back I've been hitting bumps my whole career & always seem to get past'm"
Bodden, who tied for the team lead with five interception last season, has a shoulder injury, the team announced. Bodden had also been battling a knee injury earlier in training camp.