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Martellus Bennett: Choosing Surgery on Shoulder Injury Led to Packers Release

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New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett said Friday he was medically cleared by the Green Bay Packers before signing with the team in March and claimed the organization only elected to let him go after he decided to undergo surgery on a shoulder injury.

Bennett, who was waived by the Packers this week for failing to disclose a medical condition and then got claimed by the Pats, posted his side of the story on Instagram, per Kaitlin Sharkey‏ of WITI:

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.