Patriots Cutdown Day Live Blog: Pats Cut Carr, Bolden, Grissom And More

9:00 p.m.: The moves for today are (likely) over. The Patriots waived offensive lineman Ted Karras. The team also moved Andrew Jelks and Keionta Davis to the non-football injury list and moved Tony Garcia to the non-football illness list.

Here’s a full list of the veteran players released:

RB Brandon Bolden
OL Jamil Douglas
OL James Ferentz
RB D.J. Foster
LB Jonathan Freeny
DL Geneo Grissom
DL Woodrow Hamilton
OL Ted Karras
DL Darius Kilgo
TE James O’Shaughnessy
WR Tony Washington

Here are the first-year players who were released:

LB Trevor Bates
FB Glenn Gronkowski
WR Devin Lucien
WR K.J. Maye

And here are the rookies who were released:

DL Josh Augusta
DL Michael Bart
WR Austin Carr
TE Sam Cotton
RB LeShun Daniels, Jr.
LB Brooks Ellis
WR Cody Hollister
DB David Jones
DB D.J. Killings
OL Jason King
DB Will Likely
OL Conor McDermott
DB Kenny Moore II
OL Max Rich
DB Jason Thompson
DB Damarius Travis
LB Nick Usher

7:03 p.m.: This one would qualify as a surprise. The Pats have cut running back/special teamer Brandon Bolden.

Given the shuffles that are expected to continue through the weekend, it’s possible that Bolden is not an ex-Patriot for long.

Bolden has been among Belichick’s favorites over the years, but the roster crunch has claimed his job.

6 p.m.: Things have quieted down for some time now. Here’s as complete a list as we can compile at this time of all of today’s and yesterday’s cuts.

Josh Augusta
Michael Bart
Trevor Bates
Austin Carr
Sam Cotton
Jamil Douglas
D.J. Foster
Jonathan Freeny
Geneo Grissom
Glenn Gronkowski
Cody Hollister
David Jones
D.J. Killings
Jason King
K.J. Maye
Kenny Moore
James O’Shaughnessy
Max Rich
Jason Thompson
Damarius Travis
Nick Usher

The Patriots also traded away Jacoby Brissett in exchange for Phillip Dorsett. And they traded a seventh-round and a fifth-round pick to Seattle for Cassius Marsh.

5:28 p.m.: No surprise here, but Harvey Langi has made the team.

4:46 p.m.: The wheeling and dealing Pats have made another trade — and it’s with Seattle for the second straight day.

Marsh had three sacks last year, his third season in the NFL.

In a funny twist, the Patriots are just sending back the pick they acquired from Seattle on Friday, plus a fifth.

4:41 p.m.: The Patriots are parting with Geneo Grissom, their third-round pick in 2015.

4:27 p.m.: It was believed that Cameron Fleming and LaAdrian Waddle might have been competing for a roster spot. But reports say they’ll both make the team.

Adam Butler also made the team.

4:21 p.m.: An unsurprising development after learning of Jacob Hollister making the team:

4:19 p.m.: The Patriots’ other preseason star, Austin Carr, has not made the team.

4:16 p.m.: For now, tight end Jacob Hollister has made the team.

Hollister was essentially up against Matt Lengel and James O’Shaughnessy for the third tight end spot on the roster. Hollister looked the best in the preseason games, and he’s been rewarded for the time being. (Further moves in the hours and days to come, however, ensure that no bubble player can feel truly safe.)

4:10 p.m.: We’re past the 4 p.m. deadline, so the moves have been made. It’s now just a matter of when and how we find out.

Here are two more for now —

3:54 p.m.: At least one Hollister will not be on the Patriots any longer.

No word yet on his brother, tight end Jacob Hollister.

3:50 p.m.: Doug Kyed has the scoops today:

3:38 p.m.: A couple of more names on the list:

3:28 p.m.: D.J. Foster is a good player, but he just never got an opportunity with the Patriots.

D.J. Killings is also being waived.

3:18 p.m.: NESN reports that K.J. Maye and Trevor Bates have been waived.

2:07 p.m.: Here’s a bit of a shocker — the Pats have traded Jacoby Brissett.

The third-string QB is off to Indy, in exchange for WR Phillip Dorsett.

More info on that one right here.

1:46 p.m.: Defensive lineman Josh Augusta has been waved, according to Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal.

Augusta was signed as a rookie free agent in May.

Daniels reports that Augusta suffered an injury in pregame before Thursday’s game against the Giants, so he was waved with an injury designation.

12:50 p.m.: We’ve got our first Patriots movement of the day, and it involves Belichick making a trade with old friend Bob Quinn in Detroit.

The Patriots acquired defensive back/special teamer Johnson Bademosi in exchange for a 2019 sixth-round pick.

11:25 a.m.: No news has trickled out this morning, and based on reports, it seems as though the Patriots will be waiting until after practice to make their cuts.

So, it might be a little while until we start to hear of more names today.

8:18 a.m.: So far, we know these players have been cut or waived by the Patriots.

Michael Bart
Sam Cotton
Jonathan Freeny
Glenn Gronkowski
Jason King
Max Rich
Jason Thompson

It’s a list that will grow as the day goes on, so be sure to check back often.

The team also traded cornerback Justin Coleman to Seattle on Friday.

8 a.m.: The NFL decided that this year, teams would only face one roster cutdown day instead of having two such days, so today ought to be a very busy day across the league.

That includes the team down in Foxboro, the team that will kick off the NFL season in just a few short days at Gillette Stadium.

Before getting there, Bill Belichick and his staff will have to make some decisions — and some will be more difficult than others.

Here’s something to keep in mind, too:

Heading into today, we’ve heard many names thrown about as being on the bubble. But by the end of the day, we’ll have a real answer as to who made the cut and who did not. As cuts roll in today, they’ll be updated right here, so stay with us throughout the day.

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