FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 01: Chad Ochocinco #85 of the New England Patriots heads off the field in the second half against the Buffalo Bills on January 1, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

New England Patriots Cut Chad Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco's disappointing career with the New England Patriots has come to an end. Ochocinco, who only had 15 catches in 15 games last season, has reportedly been released by the team after they could not successfully trade him.

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Chad Ochocinco Released: Former Patriots WR Responds On Twitter

The New England Patriots announced that they had released wide receiver Chad Ochocinco on Thursday which prompted a response from the former Patriot.

Ochocinco, 34, played in 15 games (three starts) for the Patriots last season and made just 15 receptions for 276 yards and one touchdown. The 15 receptions tied Ochocinco with Hason Graham for 126th all-time on the Patriots. In the playoffs, Ochocinco caught one pass for 21 yards in Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants.

After being released, Ochocinco took to Twitter to respond.

Thoroughly enjoyed the oppurtunity to play for the "Patriot" organization... fans were [expletive] wicked awesome, I wish all of you the best... (via Twitter)

Ochocinco has made 766 receptions for 11,059 yards and 67 touchdowns in his NFL career. He was acquired by the Patriots in a trade with the Cincinnati Bengals on July 29, 2011.

For more New England Patriots news, visit our team page and blog, Pats Pulpit.

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Chad Ochocinco Will Reportedly Be Released By New England Patriots

Chad Ochocinco's disappointing career with the New England Patriots has come to an end. Ochocinco, who only had 15 catches in 15 games last season, has reportedly been released by the team after they could not successfully trade him.

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