Thursday June 11th, 2015

The New England Patriots have released tight end Tim Wright, reports Mike Garafalo of Fox Sports 1.

Wright, 25, had 26 catches for 259 yards and six touchdowns last season. He's been a valuable end zone target in his first two seasons with the Pats and Buccaneers, grabbing 11 total touchdowns. Garafalo reports Wright will be subject to the waiver process. 

New England acquired Wright from Tampa Bay in August, along with a 2015 fourth-rounder (which became defensive end Trey Flowers), for guard Logan Mankins. If claimed off waivers, he'll join his third team in three seasons.

The Patriots move forward with Scott Chandler and Michael Hoomanawanui behind Rob Gronkowski at the position.

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