Report: Dane Fletcher Tears ACL In Patriots’ Preseason Opener

August 9, 2012 12:00 AM
Report: Dane Fletcher Tears ACL In Patriots’ Preseason Opener
" BOSTON (CBS) — The one thing teams really want out of preseason games is to come out healthy. Unfortunately for Dane Fletcher and the Patriots, that wish barely made it halfway into the first quarter.

The Patriots’ third-year linebacker was injured in punt coverage on the Patriots’ first possession and was helped off the field. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Fletcher suffered a torn ACL on the play "

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