FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots have claimed veteran tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers. Bennett, who was waived by the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday, played for the Patriots in 2016. He had 55 catches for 701 yards and seven touchdowns, playing an integral role in the team’s Super Bowl championship season. The Packers waived him with the designation that he failed to disclose a physical condition. During the Packers’ bye week, Bennett said on social media that he was “pretty sure” he would retire after this season, then was sidelined with a shoulder injury following the first practice after the bye. The Patriots didn’t re-sign Bennett as a free agent in the offseason, electing instead to trade for tight end Dwayne Allen of the Indianapolis Colts. Allen, however, has not recorded a catch in eight games this season, and in part because of that, the Patriots’ offense has struggled in the red zone….

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