2012 NFL Free Agency: Tony Fiammetta Signs With The Patriots, According To A Report

Popular full back Tony Fiammetta - a restricted free agent who was not tendered by the Cowboys - has signed with the New England Patriots, according to a report.

After not being tendered, Fiammetta and Dallas were unable to come to terms on an extension, leading him to pursue other opportunities. The 25-year old has just 11 career carries to go along with 8 receptions in two seasons in the NFL, but played a pivotal role in lead blocking for both Felix Jones and DeMarco Murray during his standout rookie season.

In New England, Fiammetta joins recent signee Spencer Larsen as the two fullbacks on the roster. New offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels may look to use an increased number of two back sets, which were uncommon during the tenure of Bill O'Brien, who left the coordinator post to take the head coaching job at Penn State.

The Cowboys signed fullback Lawrence Vickers to replace Fiammetta.

For more information on the Cowboys go visit SB Nation Dallas and Blogging the Boys. For updates on Cowboys free agency, visit our story stream here and to read about general NFL free agency, go to the SB Nation NFL hub page.

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