FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots released cornerback Jimmy Hitchcock today.
Hitchcock, 31, played in three preseason games with the Patriots and recorded three tackles and one interception. The 5-foot-10-inch, 187-pound cornerback has recorded 19 interceptions during his seven-year playing career and has accumulated 545 yards (28.7 avg.) and five touchdowns. He has also added 357 tackles, two sacks, forced four fumbles and recovered one fumble.