Patriots trade Stork, release Washington

Update (3pm): According to Pro Football Talk, the Patriots have trade Bryan Stork to Washington instead of releasing him.  (NBC Sports - ProFootballTalk: Report: Bryan Stork traded to Washington rather than released

Reports out of Foxboro Wednesday morning have the Patriots releasing center Bryan Stork and WR Nate Washington. 

Stork has battled concussion issues and was tossed from practice during last week's sessions with the Chicago Bears.  David Andrews has reportedly passed Stork to become the starter at center. 

Washington has been struggling to pass WR's Chris Harper and Aaron Dobson on the depth chart this traning camp.

The Patriots play at Carolina Friday night in the team's third preseason game.