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Saturday, September 3, 2011
Patriots announce roster cuts

By Mike Reiss

The Patriots announced the following players have been released today:

S Brandon Meriweather
DL Landon Cohen
LB Niko Koutouvides
DE Eric Moore
RB Sammy Morris
WR Brandon Tate
WR Tiquan Underwood
OL Thomas Austin
RB Eric Kettani
DB Ross Ventrone
DE Markell Carter
LB Aaron Lavarias
DE Alex Silvestro
TE Lee Smith
TE Will Yeatman

In addition, DL Ron Brace, DL Brandon Deaderick and RB Kevin Faulk were placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, while 2011 fifth-round draft choice Marcus Cannon was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list.

Offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger was placed on season-ending injured reserve.