Patriots Notes: Obi Melifonwu released to make room for Antonio Brown, Lance Kendricks waived

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The Patriots needed to make a roster move in order to make room for Antonio Brown's signing and, since the team came out of the game relatively healthy, elected to release safety Obi Melifonwu, according to league sources.

The team also released tight end Lance Kendricks, who was set to come off the reserve/suspended list.

BSJ Analysis

It's a mild surprise the release didn't