Arrington was cut by the Patriots on Tuesday. He totaled 39 tackles with two forced fumbles and two touchdowns in 14 games this season.
The 28-year-old Arrington played in all but two games over the last five seasons, but his production fell in 2014.
According to the source, there remains a possiblity that the Patriots could re-sign Arrington, who was scheduled to earn $3 million this season. The move leaves the Patriots without its top three players at the position from last season, with Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner leaving in free agency.
In two losses against the
"Coach (Bill) Belichick, he did the same thing, had the same game plan --
Patriot coach Bill Belichick praised Arrington's effort against Hilton, who is headed to the Pro Bowl after totaling 82 catches for 1,345 yards and seven touchdowns during the regular season.
"You know Kyle really stepped up; played T.Y. good," Belichick said. "T.Y. is a great receiver. He’s got outstanding speed and quickness, and he’s a tough guy to cover on all routes: short, intermediate, deep. He had a great catch on the sideline dragging his feet. It was a perfect throw and a great catch. But that’s what it’s like playing against them. But Kyle competed really well. He jammed, and he and Devin did a real good job on T.Y."
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