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Dane Fletcher

Dane Fletcher - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 09/14/1986
Birthplace Bozeman, MT
College Montana State
Years played 3

Patriots place LB Fletcher on I.R.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher passed through waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list Tuesday.

Report: Patriots LB Fletcher tears ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason game against the Saints, according to’s Ian Rapoport.

A healthy Fletcher gives boost to Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.

Patriots getting creative with extra blockers

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Without a true fullback or H-back, Bill Belichick is using offensive tackles and a linebacker to add an extra blocker on offense.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled mightily defending teams on third down last season. Monday night will be the first chance to see if offseason moves have paid off to improve in getting the "D" off the field on third down.

Patriots positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
This is the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's LB situation.

Patriots rookie report: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
In the Patriots' regular-season finale, TE Rob Gronkowski had another big game while CB Devin McCourty secured the honor for most picks by a rookie this season.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski had another big game on Sunday, catching two touchdown passes, while three Patriots rookies helped the team force seven turnovers.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Rookie CB Devin McCourty had his best game while DL Kyle Love saw his first significant action this season in the Pats' Thanksgiving Day win over the Lions.

Patriots' players of the week: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week after their Week 11 win over the Colts.


Posted Aug. 16, 2012
Fletcher, who suffered a torn ACL in the preseason opener, cleared waivers.||||||| He was placed on season-ending injured reserve.