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Bears sign LB Sharpton to 1-year deal

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have signed linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract and reached an injury settlement with fullback Tony Fiammetta. The moves were announced on Thursday. Sharpton appeared in 42 games with 19 starts for Houston from 2010 to 2013. He signed with Washington in the offseason but got placed on injured reserve after he suffered a high...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Sign LB Darryl Sharpton To Active Roster, Cut FB Tony Fiammetta

The Chicago Bears announced that recently signed LB Darryl Sharpton has been signed to their active roster with FB Tony Fiammetta being released with an injury settlement to make room for him. #Bears have signed LB Darryl Sharpton and terminated contract of FB Tony Fiammetta with injury settlement. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 25, 2014 Sharpton, 26, was drafted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Re-Sign FB Tony Fiammetta, Add QB David Fales To Practice Squad

The Chicago Bears announced Monday that they have re-signed FB Tony Fiammetta and added rookie QB David Fales to their practice squad. #Bears re-sign FB Tony Fiammetta to 53-man roster and add QB David Fales to practice squad. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 15, 2014 Both players were cut loose late last week as the Bears added a few receivers to their active roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Changing Up Roster With Three Cuts

The depth chart is going to look a little different for the Chicago Bears in short order as they dropped the ax on three players. David Fales The rookie 6th round pick out of San Jose State did a great job making the roster during the preseason.  Unfortunately David Fales was undone both by team injuries to the wide receiver and offensive line position, but also an injury of his...
Via Sports Mockery
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Waive QB David Fales, Cut FB Tony Fiammetta & DB Kelvin Hayden

  Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Bears have placed rookie QB David Fales on waivers and cut FB Tony Fiammetta and DB Kelvin Hayden. Fales was taken in the sixth round of this year’s NFL draft, but was clearly behind Jay Cutler and Jimmy Clausen on the team’s roster. We’ll have to see if he ends up on the team’s practice squad. Hayden, 31, re-signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey held out of practice

Bears’ star receivers Brandon Marshall (ankle) and Alshon Jeffrey (hamstring) were held out of practice on Wednesday. #Bears who did not practice: David Fales, Tony Fiammetta, Roberto Garza, Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall, Matt Slauson. — Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) September 10, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears experimenting with Jordan Lynch makes no sense

Once the draft was completed on Saturday, the Bears signed a bunch including Northern Illinois Heisman candidate Jordan Lynch. To further add to the signing, the Bears announced they will try Lynch out at running back instead of his natural quarterback position. Having drafted Ka’Deem Carey and still having Michael Ford and Tony Fiammetta on the roster, the move makes no sense...
Via cover32 - Bears
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiammetta signs 2-year extension

The Chicago Bears have given fullback Tony Fiammetta a two-year contract extension.
Via chi.scout.com
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Sign FB Tony Fiammetta To Two-Year Extension

The Chicago Bears announced on Saturday that they have signed FB Tony Fiammetta to a two-year contract extension. Fiammetta, 27, was signed to a one-year deal back in June and has since played in all 15 games for the Bears this season. Fiammetta did not play at all in 2012, so the odds were against him ever securing a multi-year contract. This year he’s caught four passes for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign FB Fiammetta to 2-year extension

The Chicago Bears signed fullback Tony Fiammetta to a two-year extension that will keep him with the team through the 2015 season. Fiammetta has appeared in each of the Bears' first 15 games in his first season in Chicago, helping running back Matt Forte total 1,229 yards rushing - nine short of Forte's career high set in 2008. The Bears close the regular season Sunday against...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign Tony Fiammetta to contract extension

For the second consecutive day, the Bears have signed a player to a contract extension. According to the club’s Twitter feed, Chicago has signed fullback Tony Fiammetta to a new contract that runs through the 2015 season. The 27-year-old Fiammetta has played in all 15 games for the Bears this season, catching four passes for 57 yards. According to Pro Football Focus, Fiammetta...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears sign FB Tony Fiammetta to extension

The Chicago Bears have signed fullback Tony Fiammmetta to a two-year extension. Ok so it’s not Jay Cutler re-signing, and truthfully it’s not even as big as the recent extension of kicker Robbie Gould but the 27-year-old has played respectably this season after sitting out for all of 2012. After missing all of 2012 with a suspected concussion the Bears took a gamble on Fiammetta...
Via Tireball.com
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Fiammetta’s block of the season

Bear Report talks with Chicago fullback Tony Fiammetta about his crucial fourth-down block on Monday night, one that preserved a Bears road victory over the Packers.
Via chi.scout.com
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Fullbacks at minicamp

We take a look at Bears fullbacks Tony Fiammetta, Harvey Unga and more from veteran minicamp.
Via chi.scout.com
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears making moves

After a relatively quiet period over the last few weeks, the Chicago Bears have been extremely active in the last 48 hours, making headlines for a trio of personnel moves: trading offensive lineman Gabe Carimi to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers; cutting fullback Evan Rodriguezö and signing Tony Fiammetta to replace him. They also swapped out [...]The post Chicago Bears making moves by...
Via WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Sign FB Tony Fiammetta

The Chicago Bears have inked fullback Tony Fiammetta to an undisclosed Monday. Known best for his days with the Dallas Cowboys where he was a very solid lead blocker, he was severely concussed and has been trying to make his way back to the league ever since. In 2012 Fiammeta was with the New England Patriots organization on the reserve list and now replaces Evan Rodriguez who was...
Via FF Locker Room
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Release Troubled Fullback Evan Rodriguez

It’s no secret that Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez has been nothing but a knucklehead this offseason, o it should come as no surprise that the Bears are moving on without him. Even though Rodriguez’s first set of chargers were dropped the Bears were not happy about his DUI arrest that followed, so they went out and signed veteran fullback Tony Fiammetta. Fiammetta a former fourth...
Via Overtime
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Waive FB Evan Rodriguez, Sign Tony Fiammetta

Brad Biggs reports that the Bears will release FB Evan Rodriguez on Monday. This comes shortly after reports indicated that Chicago had signed FB Tony Fiammetta to a contract. Rodriguez, 24, was a fourth-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft, but he has been arrested twice this offseason, so it’s not all that surprising that they would choose to move on without him. Bears GM Phil...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Waive Fullback Tony Fiammetta

To get down to the required 90-man roster by NFL offseason standards, the New England Patriots have waived fullback Tony Fiammetta. The post New England Patriots Waive Fullback Tony Fiammetta appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
Via FF Locker Room
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots release five players on Monday

With the NFL draft over and several undrafted free agents added to the roster, the New England Patriots released five players, who were on the bubble to make the 2013 roster. Released were CB Malcolm Williams, WR Jeremy Ebert, FB Tony Fiammetta, TE Brad Herman and DL Tracy Robertson. The most noteable names from this list includes Williams and Fiametta. Williams was a 2011 7th round...
Via CLNS Radio
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Release Wide Receiver Jeremy Ebert, Four Others As Team Trims Roster After Draft

It was reported early Monday that the Patriots would cut ties with wide receiver Jeremy Ebert after adding a number of rookie wideouts over the weekend. They have indeed done so, releasing Ebert, fullback Tony Fiammetta, tight end Brad Herman, defensive lineman Tracy Robertson and defensive back Malcolm Williams. Fiammetta had the most NFL experience of the group, playing in...
Via NESN.com
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Sign Running Back Kareem Huggins and Defensive Back Derrick Martin, Release Huggins a Day Later

Well that was quick. A day after adding Kareem Huggins and Derrick Martin to fill the roster spots of Robert Gallery and Tony Fiammetta, the New England Patriots released Huggins. The veteran had played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the past, and had missed a year due to a knee injury. He had been listed as a fullback with the team, despite playing primarily as a running back...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Veteran Lineman Robert Gallery Retires as Fullback Tony Fiammetta Leaves the Team for Personal Reasons

Saturday saw the season for two New England Patriots come to an end. Offensive lineman Robert Gallery, signed as insurance while Logan Mankins recovers from ACL surgery, called it a career Saturday. Gallery was having a rough training camp and was noticeably overpowered by Vince Wilfork in one-on-one drills. The veteran spent his first seven years with the Oakland Raiders after...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Fiammetta

The New England Patriots signed free agent running back Tony Fiammetta who formerly played for the Dallas Cowboys. Fiammetta, a 6 foot 4, 242 pound fullback went to college at Syracuse and is a former fourth round draft pick of the Carolina Panthers. No terms of the contract have been released at this time. The Patriots also released RB Lousaka Polite who was a late season signing...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Sign Fullback Tony Fiammetta

Photo Credit: Panthers.com While the New England Patriots haven’t made a momentous splash in this 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy, the team continues to work well behind-the-scenes. Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe reports that the Patriots have agreed to terms with fullback Tony Fiammetta. A bone-crushing lead blocker (when healthy), Fiammetta, 25, was kept out the lineup...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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