Officially veteran running back Joseph Addai was released by the New England Patriots on Wednesday due to a failed physical.

Now, CSS New England reports that Addai not only failed his physical, he basically "quit" during the conditioning test, which would assure a flunked physical.

Addai, who signed with the Pats in May after spending his entire career with the Indianapolis Colts, "simply didn't work out," as New England coach Bill Belichick said Thursday.

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