The Patriots continued to tinker with their rosters on Tuesday.
Offensive lineman Matt Tennant was released and running back Lex Hilliard, who worked out with the Patriots on Tuesday, has signed with the team to take Tennant's spot on the roster, according to the Boston Globe.
Tennant had been claimed off of waivers by the Pats over the weekend.
The Patriots also released fullback Eric Kettani off of their practice squad, according to reports. He had been signed onto the practice squad over the weekend after not making the 53-man roster on Friday.
Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown posted an apology on social media Tuesday night for his Facebook Live video that has caused a stir over the last few days.
"I let my emotions and genuine excitement get the best of me, and I wanted to share that moment with our fans," said Brown in a statement on his Twitter. ""It was wrong of me to do, against team and NFL policy, and I have apologized to Coach Tomlin and my teammates for my actions.
"I'm sorry to them for letting it become a distraction and something that they've had to answer questions about while we're preparing for a big game on Sunday."
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that he has “absolutely no worries on the video's effect" on Sunday's game against the Patriots, but it was "selfish and inconsiderate" of his star wide receiver.
Brown could still be fined for violating the league's social-media policy. The policy states that players, coaches and football operations personnel are banned from using social media on game days 90 minutes before kickoff, during games, and before "traditional media interviews."
Former NFL player Dan Koppen says the team locker room after a win is a sacred place and that Steelers WR Antonio Brown should know not to be posting on Facebook.