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A 2016 First-Round NFL Draft Pick Has Been Cut

A New England Patriots helmet sitting on the bench.

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 24: A New England Patriots helmet during the first half of the game between the New England Patriots and the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Corey Coleman's NFL career just suffered another setback. The 2016 first-round pick has been cut again.

Coleman was released by the New England Patriots off the team's practice squad today. He had previously been cut by the team when it traded for Josh Gordon, but they added him back to the practice squad on Sept. 20.

It has been a strange journey for Coleman, who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in 2016. First, he was traded to the Buffalo Bills in August for a 2020 seventh-round pick.

The Bills released him on Sept. 1, which led to New England signing him, releasing him for Gordon, signing him again and now cutting him today.

Coleman has caught 56 passes for 718 yards and five touchdowns in his NFL career. He came out of Baylor with the reputation as a speedster who needed to polish his overall game.

Thus far, he hasn't done that. He is running out of chances.

Someone else will likely bring Coleman in, but if he doesn't cash in on his talent soon, he'll be out of the game for good.