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Patriots announce final cuts

The New England Patriots have announced the release of 14 players. Additionally, the team placed T Oliver Ross on the Reserve/NFI List and placed LB Bo Ruud And DL Kenny Smith On Reserve/Injured List.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots placed two players on the reserve/injured list, placed one player on the reserve/non-football injury list and released 14 players today. Tackle Oliver Ross (shoulder) was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list, while linebacker Bo Ruud (ankle) and defensive lineman Kenny Smith (arm) were placed on the reserve/injured list. Additionally, New England released first-year defensive lineman Titus Adams, veteran cornerback Fernando Bryant, rookie tight end Tyson DeVree, rookie safety Mark Dillard, veteran center Mike Flynn, rookie running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, veteran quarterback Matt Gutierrez, veteran linebacker Victor Hobson, rookie linebacker Vince Redd, veteran cornerback Mike Richardson, rookie tackle Stephen Sene, veteran defensive back Antwain Spann, veteran defensive lineman Santonio Thomas and veteran offensive lineman John Welbourn.

The Patriots are in compliance with the NFL's regular-season roster limit, which took effect at 4:00 p.m. EDT today.

PLACED ON RESERVE/PHYSICALLY UNABLE TO PERFORM LIST

#NamePOSHTWTBORNYRCOLLEGEHOMETOWN
91Ruud, BoLB6-32359/2/1984RNebraskaLincoln, Neb.
95Smith, KennyDL6-43039/8/19776Alabama

Meridian, Miss.

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PLACED ON RESERVE/NFL LIST

#NamePOSHTWTBORNYRCOLLEGEHOMETOWN
76Ross, OliverT6-43279/27/197411Iowa StateLos Angeles, Calif.

RELEASED BY THE PATRIOTS

#NamePOSHTWTBORNYRCOLLEGEHOMETOWN
62Adams, TitusDL6-43051/28/19831NebraskaOmaha, Neb.
25Bryant, FernandoCB5-101753/26/197710AlabamaMurfeesboro, Tenn.
46DeVree, TysonTE6-624511/12/1984RColoradoHudsonville, Mich.
30Dillard, MarkS5-1121012/5/1986RLouisiana TechBaton Rouge, La.
75Flynn, MikeC6-33056/15/197411MaineSpringfield, Mass.
42Green-Ellis, BenJarvusRB5-112157/2/1985RMississippiNew Orleans, La.
7Gutierrez, MattQB6-42306/9/19842Idaho StateConcord, Calif.
59Hobson, VictorLB6-02522/3/19806MichiganMt. Laurel, N.J.
49Redd, VinceLB6-62609/1/1985RLibertyElizabethton, Tenn.
35Richardson, MikeCB5-111902/18/19842Notre DameWarner Robins, Ga.
64Sene, StephenT6-631010/9/1983RLibertyColumbia, S.C.
28Spann, AntwainDB6-01952/22/19833Louisiana-LafayetteOceanside, Calif.
92Thomas, SantonioDL6-43057/2/19812Miami (Fla.)Belle Glade, Fla.
69Welbourn, JohnG6-53103/30/197610CaliforniaTorrance, Calif.

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