Originally posted on Projo Pats Blog  |  Last updated 12/21/11
By Mike McDermottThe Patriots have signed safety Vincent Fuller, filling one of two vacant spots on the 53-man roster and adding some experience to a secondary corps that could use it. Fuller is a seven-year player and former fourth-round draft pick. He played his entire career until this season with the Tennessee Titans, where he made 163 tackles and six interceptions (four of them returned for touchdowns) in 76 NFL games. The Titans cut Fuller in September, and he signed in October with the Detroit Lions. He suffered an elbow injury against Chicago on Oct. 10 and was placed on injured reserve. When the Lions released Fuller on Dec. 6, Fuller was taken off the injured reserve list. Fuller practiced with the Patriots today for the first time, wearing No. 26. The Pats freed up two roster spots yesterday by putting defensive end Andre Carter on injured reserve and cutting defensive lineman Eric Moore.
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