Fletcher injured his knee during New England’s preseason opener last Thursday.
While Fletcher is expected to be out for a long period of time, there is still a chance another team could put in a claim in hopes of him joining the team in 2013 — much like the Patriots claiming injured New York Giants tight end Jake Ballard "
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However, if the Patriots waited until Aug. 27 cuts, when teams must go from 90 players to 75, Fletcher would have been eligible to go straight to injured reserve, which would have saved him from the waiver wire. If the Patriots lose him, as the Giants ...Read more
Fletcher can be claimed by any team, and if he clears waivers, he will go on injured reserve and not count against the Patriots' roster limit. It's similar to how the Patriots landed tight end Jake Ballard from the Giants. New York figured no team ...Read more
Patriots practice report. August 14, 2012. E-mail|; Print|; Reprints|. Text size – + ... Patriots practice report. Greg A. Bedard's rundown of Patriots practice Monday afternoon. ATTENDANCE. Reserve/did not report: RG Brian Waters. Exempt/left team: FB ...Read more
The New England Patriots have waived wide receiver Britt Davis, and nobody is surprised that the move has happened. ... July 27, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Britt Davis during training camp at the team practice ...Read more