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Monday, August 20, 2012
Hix waived/injured; re-setting depth chart

By Mike Reiss & Mike Rodak

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots announced the release of second-year offensive tackle Kyle Hix on Monday. He injured his shoulder Aug. 5 in practice.

According to a source, Hix was waived/injured, meaning that he will return to the team's injured reserve list if he clears waivers.

Hix, who played in college at Texas, had shown some promise early in camp as a developmental prospect. The 23-year old spent all of last season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Re-setting the offensive tackle depth chart
LT Nate Solder
RT/LT Sebastian Vollmer
RT Marcus Cannon
RT Matt Kopa (injured)
LT Darrion Weems
RT Dustin Waldron
LT Kyle Hill