Patriots release Matt Lengel, Caleb Kidder

The Patriots released tight end Matt Lengel and defensive end Caleb Kidder, the team announced Sunday. Lengel, 26, was signed by New England to the 53-man roster from the Bengals’ practice squad on Nov. 2, 2016. The Bengals released Lengel on Sept. 5, 2015, and he spent his rookie season on the team’s practice squad.