Fletcher was placed on injured reserve by the Patriots on Tuesday, after the team placed him on waivers the day before. Fletcher suffered a serious knee injury in last week’s preseason game against the Saints, but teams could have claimed him off waivers, much like the Patriots did with injured Giants tight end Jake Ballard earlier this offseason "
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fletcher.jpeg APNew England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher (52) is tended to on the field during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the New Orleans Saints in Foxborough, Mass. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Fletcher left the game with ...Read more
FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots placed linebacker Dane Fletcher on waivers Monday, but his stint with the team likely isn't over. Fletcher, who tore the ACL in his left knee in Thursday night's game against the Saints, was waived with an injury designation, ...Read more
New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher, a former Montana State and Bozeman High School star, is examined on the field after tearing his ACL during last Thursday's preseason game against the New Orleans Saints. Buy this photo. By Chronicle Staff ...Read more