The Patriots announced that veteran offensive lineman Oliver Ross has been released.
Ross was signed as a veteran free agent June 2. He was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list with a shoulder injury Aug. 30, and has not played in a game this season.
The release of Ross, who did not count against the 53-man roster limit, indicates the Patriots must be pleased with their depth at tackle.
Nick Kaczur (right ankle) is close to a return to action. Second-year player Mark LeVoir has been filling in at right tackle the last two weeks. The Patriots also have Wesley Britt at the position.