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Report: Patriots cut Brandon LaFell, Scott Chandler

The New England Patriots have reportedly released Brandon LaFell and Scott Chandler.

The New England Patriots have released wide receiver Brandon LaFell and tight end Scott Chandler, report ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Mike Reiss.

LaFell played two seasons in New England, appearing in 27 games. He caught 74 passes for 953 yards and seven scores in 2014, but his production dropped significantly last season. Playing in only 11 games, LaFell recorded 37 receptions for 515 yards and no touchdowns. 

Chandler spent one year with the Patriots after five with the Buffalo Bills. He appeared in 15 games with New England, hauling in 23 receptions for 259 yards and four touchdowns. 

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Chandler, 30, is a former fourth-round pick of the Chargers. LaFell, 29, was selected in the third round by Carolina in 2010.