Patriots release Larsen, Hix

The Patriots released FB Spencer Larsen and OT Kyle Hix on Friday. Both spent all of last season on injured reserve.

Larsen, 28, was signed as a free agent last offseason after playing for Josh McDaniels in Denver. He was placed on IR with a knee injury on Aug. 27.

Hix, listed at 6-7, 315 pounds, was signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent in 2011, but spent both the 2011 and ’12 seasons on injured reserve.

As a player with two years experience, Hix is subject to the waiver system.

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