Patriots down to 75 players

The New England Patriots are down to 75 players.

They cut six players and placed running back Tyler Gaffney and linebacker Cameron Gordon on injured reserve.

The Patriots also cut defensive lineman Ben Bass, defensive back Travis Hawkins, wide receiver Derrick Johnson, linebacker Deontae Skinner, defensive back Jemea Thomas and wide receiver Wilson Van Hooser.

The Patriots also traded six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round draft pick.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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