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So cold: Patriots release wide receiver on eve of Super Bowl

In a supremely cold move, on the eve of the Super Bowl the New England Patriots released wide receiver Tiquan Underwood Saturday.

ESPN is reporting that Underwood was not cut due to disciplinary reasons.

His roster spot will be taken by defensive lineman Alex Silvestro who was promoted from the practice squad.

Underwood in recent days made news for cutting the Patriot’s logo into the back of his hi-top fade.

The — now — former Patriots wide receiver took to Twitter Saturday night but expressed no negative feelings toward the Patriots.

“This Is Nothing But MOTIVATION….” he tweeted, adding “I Been Thru A LOT…But There Are Ppl In This World w/ More Serious Problems So I Cant Hang The Head….Thank You Lord #Blessed,” he tweeted.

Underwood even wished the Patriots luck in Sunday’s big game.

“Good Luck To The New Enland Organization, The Coaches, & All My Teammates… #PatsNation,” he tweeted.

On Thursday Underwood told the Boston Herald that playing in the Super Bowl was like a dream come true.

“I watched a lot of Super Bowls growing up, dreamed about playing in the Super Bowl. For this to actually happen, it’s just a dream come true,” he said.

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