Pats Cut Collie, Sign Williams

Source: Michael David Smith, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Colts_Austin_Collie_2013Austin Collie’s stint in New England didn’t last long.

Collie, the veteran receiver who signed with the Patriots five weeks ago, has been released, according to Field Yates of

The 27-year-old Collie played three games with the Patriots and caught three passes for 34 yards. Although Collie showed a lot of promise early in his career with the Colts, he has played sparingly the last two years after he had a series of concussions. He also suffered a knee injury on Sunday against the Steelers.

The Patriots have also signed former Ravens wide receiver LaQuan Williams.