The New England Patriots brought in tight end Jake Ballard last week to much fanfare. They released a tight end in a move on Monday that will get slightly less attention.
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The team parted ways with veteran Bo Scaife on Monday, a source told Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com, who also reported that the team cut offensive lineman Mike Ingersoll.
The Patriots added Scaife a few weeks ago for tight-end depth but clearly didn't like what they saw. They should be able to make do with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez at the position.