The Patriots announced today that tight end Tyson DeVree has been released.
Tyson DeVree (Globe File)
A second-year player out of Colorado, he was the fifth player on the depth chart behind Chris Baker, Benjamin Watson, David Thomas, and Alex Smith.
DeVree (6 feet 6 inches, 245 pounds) was originally signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent. He was a member of the Patriotsí practice squad for nine weeks last season before being signed to the 53-man roster. DeVree made his NFL debut at Seattle (12/7) and also played vs. Arizona (12/21).