Patriots release offensive lineman R.J. Mattes
|06.11.14 at 5:32 pm ET|
The Patriots announced Wednesday they have released offensive lineman R.J. Mattes.
The 24-year-old Mattes was originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent on May 13, 2013, out of North Carolina State before being released on May 23 and re-signed on June 3. The 6-foot-6, 315-pounder was released again on Aug. 24 before being signed to the practice squad on Dec. 30.