You don't become one of the greatest franchises in football history by being nice, and New England Patriots wide receiver Tiquan Underwood found that out the hard way last night. The day before what would've been the biggest game of his life, Underwood was cut by the Pats in a non-disciplinary move. Defensive lineman Alex Silvestro was brought up from the practice squad to take his place on the roster.

Underwood, who participated in all of the Super Bowl week activities and even got a Pats logo shaved into the back of his head was gracious about the cut, tweeting “Good Luck To The New England Organization, The Coaches, & All My Teammates... #PatsNation.” And the really strange part? This means Ochocinco will actually be active for tonight's game.

[via Boston Herald]

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