Patriots LB Dane Fletcher passed through waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list Tuesday.
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason game against the Saints, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.
Without a true fullback or H-back, Bill Belichick is using offensive tackles and a linebacker to add an extra blocker on offense.
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.
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.
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.
Rob Gronkowski had another big game on Sunday, catching two touchdown passes, while three Patriots rookies helped the team force seven turnovers.
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.
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week after their Week 11 win over the Colts.