FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -The New England Patriots released cornerback Tim Mixon and linebacker T.J. Slaughter on Wednesday.
The 30-year-old Slaughter was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on Feb. 12. He spent the 2007 season out of football.
Before then, the 6-foot-1, 233-pound linebacker played in 78 games for the Jacksonville Jaguars, who selected him in the third round of the 2000 NFL draft.
The Patriots signed the 23-year-old Mixon to the practice squad on Oct. 9, 2007. The 5-9, 184-pound cornerback was signed to the active roster on Feb. 5.

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