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For Bennett, it means a return to New England, where he won a Super Bowl last season.
In seven starts for the Packers, however, Bennett racked up just 24 catches for 233 yards and zero scores. Bennett dropped a few passes, but was an asset in the running game.
What was the undisclosed medical condition Bennett failed to tell the team about?
The addition of Bennett is bad news for Denver, a team that has struggled to cover tight ends this season (and over the last three seasons). He was a major part of New England's championship squad, filling in for star tight end Rob Gronkowski, who missed most of the season with injuries.
"After conversations with my family I'm pretty sure these next eight games will be the conclusion of my National Football League career", he wrote.
He owns career totals of 427 catches, 4520 yards and 30 touchdowns. To everyone who has poured themselves and time into my life and career.
But the Patriots needed some offensive help with Julian Edelman out for the season, Chris Hogan nursing a shoulder injury and Allen still catchless.