9:35p.m.: The Patriots have officially announced that they cut 22 players and placed rookie RB Jeff Demps on injured reserve.
12 Veterans Cut: WR Deion Branch, S Sergio Brown, DL Marcus Harrison, WR Jesse Holley, QB Brian Hoyer, S James Ihedigbo, OL Matt Kopa, C Dan Koppen, LB Niko Koutouvides, S Derrick Martin, LB Jeff Tarpinian and S Malcolm Williams.
4 First Year Players Cut: FB Eric Kettani, DL Aaron Lavarias, TE Alex Silvestro and WR Kerry Taylor.
1 2012 Draft Pick: WR Jeremy Ebert
5 Rookie Free Agents: OL Derek Dennis, TE Tyler Urban, OL Dustin Waldron, OL Jeremiah Warren and OL Darrion Weems.
4:49 p.m.: The Boston Globe’s Greg Bedard reports that the Pats have indeed released safety Sergio Brown.
4:20 p.m.: ESPN ’s Mike Reiss reports that Jesse Holley, Sergio Brown, Tyler Urban and Marcus Harrison were all absent from practice today, potentially due to being cut. We expect more to come out this afternoon, of course "
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