Patriots release wide receivers Darnell Jenkins and Tyree Barnes
|08.29.11 at 1:35 pm ET|
The Patriots have started the process of cutting down their roster to 80 people — moments after the news came down they had released defensive lineman Clay Nurse, league sources confirmed that New England has also cut wide receivers Darnell Jenkins and Tyree Barnes.
Jenkins is a 28-year-old out of Miami who stands 5-foot-10 and is 191 pounds who was signed to the Patriots practice squad last September. Meanwhile, Barnes is a 6-foot, 196-pounder out of Navy who was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in May 2009 and spent the last couple of years on the reserve/military list.
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