Discussion

Pats' Nick Kaczur (back) sidelined

Updated: August 7, 2010, 7:29 AM ET
By Mike Reiss & Adam Schefter | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots opened training camp with a large void at left guard -- the result of Logan Mankins not reporting in a contract dispute -- and now the void could be even larger.

Mankins' replacement, Nick Kaczur, has, according to a league source, told teammates that he has a significant back injury that could sideline him indefinitely and potentially threaten his 2010 season. Kaczur could still seek another medical opinion, but the initial diagnosis ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Making Their Move
    The outfield shuffle continues as John Farrell tries to jumpstart his team against Baltimore.
  • Tough Lesson
    The Bruins found out the hard way that the Red Wings won't go down easy.
  • Why They'll Run
    Six people impacted by the bombings share what motivated them to enter.
  • Cloudy Vision
    Danny isn't sure what the C's will look like, but he thinks they'll be better.
  • Change Of Heart
    After initially balking at returning, Rita Jeptoo will defend her Boston title.

ALSO SEE