Veteran Defensive End Chris Long has announced that he will not Re-sign with the Patriots. He posted a farewell message on Instagram.

Basically it comes down to playing time. It's not a money thing. He played in all 19 games but he only started 7. He also only played 15 snaps in the Super Bowl, a season low, and during 3 playoff games only managed to get in on 62 snaps. Here is the message: