FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots released 13-year veteran tight end Marcus Pollard Tuesday.

Pollard signed with the Patriots in April after being released by Seattle, where he spent one season. He played his first 10 seasons with Indianapolis and two with Detroit.

In 191 games, including 133 starts, Pollard caught 349 passes for 4,280 yards and 40 touchdowns. Last season, he had 28 catches for 273 yards and two touchdowns in 14 games.

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