Matt Leinart released by Bills

Updated: August 30, 2013, 7:07 PM ET
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills have released quarterback Matt Leinart, the team announced Friday.

"Tough game. Tough situation. No excuses. (Thank) you to the Bills organization!" Leinart wrote Friday, before deleting the tweet.

Leinart, 30, joined the Bills on Sunday as an injury replacement. The former first-round pick struggled in his only preseason game with the Bills, completing 3-of-10 passes for 11 yards and two interceptions Thursday night against Detroit.

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