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Patriots Roster Cuts Continue: Team Releases Three, Place Tyler Gaffney on Injured Reserve

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With the deadline to trim to 75 just hours away, the Patriots have continued to make moves.

Streeter Lecka

The New England Patriots are expected to announce their roster cuts shortly, but reports of some of the team moves have begun to trickle in.  Here are a few of the moves:

None of these moves come as a major surprise.  All along, we knew the Patriots would place the injured Gaffney at the first chance to do so without him passing back through waivers.  Derrick Johnson, Wilson Van Hooser, and Deonte Skinner were all long shots to make the final roster.  All three players do maintain practice squad eligibility, however.