Buccaneers sign linebacker Dane Fletcher

Former New England Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fletcher is a valuable special-teams ace and reserve linebacker.

A former undrafted rookie, Fletcher recorded a team-high 15 special-teams tackles last season.

For his career in New England, Fletcher had 31 special-teames tackles.

He missed the entire 2012 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.