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Patriots' depth takes early hit

Reinforcements added to bolster weakened defensive secondary, line

Updated: September 21, 2011, 9:47 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Despite their offensive dominance through the first two weeks of the season, the New England Patriots have concerns. Third-down defense and pass coverage are chief among them, but maybe nothing is more troublesome at the moment than injuries.

The Patriots placed center Dan Koppen and defensive tackle Myron Pryor on injured reserve Wednesday, ending their seasons. In addition, the team signed cornerback Phillip Adams and defensive lineman Landon Cohen to take their ...

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