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Will the Patriots make a splash before the trade deadline?

Dane Fletcher as a PatriotAl Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesThe Jets shook things up trading for the embattled Percy Harvin last week and the Patriots have already made a big trade earlier this season giving up Logan Mankins for the young talented receiving tight end Tim Wright and a 2015 pick. So are the Patriots done making trade moves? Belichick will have until next week Tuesday to...
Via Patriots Life
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers add two new faces in Oniel Cousins, Dane Fletcher

Once again Lovie Smith has the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sifting through free agency to help bolster his 2014 roster. Just yesterday the Bucs announced the signing of 20 year-old Oniel Cousins an offensive lineman most recently with the Cleveland Browns. Tampa also added former Patirots linebacker Dane Fletcher. Both players signed one year deals. Neither acquisition brings the same appeal...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Dane Fletcher signs with Tampa Bay Bucaneers

Elsa/ Getty Images North AmericaThe Patriots missed out on Wesley Woodyard over the weekend, as the former Bronco signed a four year deal with Tennessee. The need for depth at linebacker just got bigger with this news.The #Bucs announce a one-year deal for LB Dane Fletcher, formerly of the #Patriots. It's can be for over $2M, source says.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 16, 2014Fletcher...
Via Patriots Life
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs add to LB depth, sign former Patriot Dane Fletcher to 1-year deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added linebacker depth by agreeing to terms with Dane Fletcher on a one-year deal, the team announced. Fletcher, 27, has spent the past four seasons with the New England Patriots, earning 81 tackles and four sacks with one interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries since entering the league undrafted out of Montana State. He's expected to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Free agent Dane Fletcher set to visit with Bucs

Steve Milne/ USA Today SportsWith Jerod Mayo, Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins entrenched as the Patriots starting linebackers, Dane Fletcher wasn't likely to see many starts in New England. As a result, the free agent linebacker is looking for a team with an opportunity for a bigger role.Bucs remain very active, LB Dane Fletcher will start his visit with them tonight— Jason...
Via Patriots Life
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Patriots resign Dane Fletcher?

Dane Fletcher saw an increased role in the Patriots' defense this past season after Jerrod Mayo was lost for the year. He showed some flashes of being a capable contributor to the defense, in total appearing in 15 regular season games, recording 26 total tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 forced fumble. He played in 18% of snaps for the year, according to Mike Reiss. Fletcher is set to become...
Via Patriots Life
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fletcher likely to fill in for Pats LB Spikes

The mantra of the New England Patriots when a player gets sidelined is ''next man up.'' This week, that next man will be backup linebacker Dane Fletcher. With Brandon Spikes joining three key defenders on injured reserve with a knee injury, Fletcher is likely to see a lot more action when the Patriots host the Indianapolis Colts in an AFC divisional playoff game Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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