The onslaught of injuries to the New England Patriots continued in Week 6, as linebacker Jerod Mayo suffered an upper-body injury in the fourth quarter of their matchup against the New Orleans Saints.
The team's official Twitter feed provided the news:
Patriots Injury Update: Jerod Mayo has a shoulder injury & his return is questionable.— New England Patriots (@Patriots) October 13, 2013
After the game Tom E. Curran of CSN New England provided an update:
Jerod Mayo left stadium with his right arm in a sling. #PatriotsTalk— Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) October 14, 2013
Mayo was put on injured reserve by the Patriots on Wednesday, Oct. 16.