The Patriots announced Friday they have released veteran offensive lineman Tyronne Green and rookie free agent T.J. Moe.

Green, 27, was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on May 13. He is a veteran of four NFL seasons with the Chargers (2009-12) after joining the team as fourth-round (133rd overall) draft pick out of Auburn in 2009. The 6-foot-2, 316-pounder, has played in 41 NFL games with 28 starts at both guard positions. Last season in San Diego, Green started 13 games at left guard.