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Dane Fletcher Signs One-Year Deal With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The New England Patriots will need to find some new depth at linebacker. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Patriots reserve linebacker Dane Fletcher to a one-year deal. Fletcher played in 15 games, starting one, for the Patriots in 2013. He recorded 26 tackles and one sack on the season. Fletcher was originally signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Montana...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign LB Dane Fletcher

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have signed LB Dane Fletcher to a one-year deal. per “@ScottSBucs: Another new Buc! Welcome aboard former Patriots LB Dane Fletcher, who has agreed to a one-year deal.” — Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@TBBuccaneers) March 16, 2014 Mike Garafolo reports that Fletcher’s deal is worth a max value of over $2 million. Ian Rapoport reports...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots LB Fletcher progressing after surgery

New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher is having a strong training camp after missing all last season with a knee injury. Fletcher wasn't drafted out of Montana State in 2010, but was a backup for the Patriots for two seasons. He also was a big contributor on special teams. He worked hard at his rehabilitation since undergoing surgery on his left knee after being hurt...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dane Fletcher Inks a New Deal with the Patriots

Montana-native Dane Fletcher has officially signed a new contract with the Patriots and will be back next year after missing all of this past season due to a torn ACL. News first broke with Fletcher tweeting about his excitement to return to the gridiron in a New England Patriots uniform. Sources have revealed that it is only a one year deal, and it came together rather quickly....
Via Patriots Life
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Dane Fletcher Re-Signs With Patriots After Missing All of 2012 With Torn ACL

Although Dane Fletcher spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve, the Patriots still see value in the 26 year-old linebacker. Fletcher announced on Twitter on Thursday that he has inked a new deal with New England for next season, which multiple reports have indicated is a one-year contract. In 2011, Fletcher had a total of 32 tackles and a fumble recovery for the Patriots...
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots' LB Fletcher upbeat despite going on IR

New England linebacker Dane Fletcher views football, and life, differently these days. He knows that surviving a team's final roster cuts as other Patriots free agents did on Friday is no guarantee that a player will be around for long. And being sidelined for a full season doesn't mean a player can't keep learning the game. As those cuts approached two years ago, an...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Linebacker Dane Fletcher Tears ACL in Preseason Game

It's the biggest fear for players and coaches during the NFL preseason: an injury. Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher is the one unfortunately dealing with one on Thursday, after reportedly tearing his ACL in New England's first preseason game of the year. Fletcher was covering a punt early in the first quarter when he suffered the injury, which if true, likely means his season...
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Video of the day: Patriots LB Dane Fletcher talked about his return to the field

For six weeks, Patriots LB Dane Fletcher sat and watched. While undergoing  a few surgeries on this thumb, he was biding his time and waiting. He returned against the Redskins, made seven tackles, and looked pretty stout. In the locker room on Monday, before the talk turned to the Broncos, Fletcher talked about it. Check out my video: **In compliance with the NFL’s ridiculous...
Via The Rap Sheet
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Patriots defense could use Dane Fletcher It’s hard to know...

Patriots defense could use Dane Fletcher It’s hard to know for sure why Dane Fletcher went from being able to play with the thumb injury he suffered in the preseason to being absent from games and practice since before the bye week due to it. Probably safe to assume he either re-injured it or it was more severe than initially thought and needed surgery. Regardless he’s certainly...
Via Pats Propaganda
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Dane Fletcher Misses Fourth Straight Practice With Thumb Injury

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher was the only player missing from practice Wednesday for the second day in a row, and it's apparently because his thumb injury has taken a turn for the worse. Fletcher injured his thumb during the preseason and missed some time, but he had participated in every practice and game during the regular season through Week 6. Fletcher...
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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