The New England Patriots have announced that the team has signed safety Vincent Fuller.
The 29-year-old has 163 tackles and six interceptions in seven seasons in the NFL. Of his six interceptions, four have been returned for touchdowns.
Fuller was previously with the Detroit Lions when he was placed on the injured reserve with an elbow injured reserve in October. He was removed from the injured reserve when he was released by the team.
The Red Sox lost another key member of their front office Monday, when vice-president of amateur and international scouting Amiel Sawdaye followed former general manager Mike Hazen to Arizona.
Sawdaye will be the Diamondbacks' assistant GM. As stated by Rotoworld, he had been instrumental in building up the Red Sox' young big league talent and farm system.
The Boston Globe reported today that the Red Sox may not fill the GM vacancy created when Hazen left, instead using "other staffers to take on Hazen’s administrative duties". President of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski handles many of the duties traditionally associated with the general manager's position, leaving the actual GM's job in Boston as "essentially an assistant [position] with a lofty title but little power".
The Red Sox have also lost two other front-office members this offseason: Senior baseball analyst Tom Tippett, who had been with the organization for eight years, and director of sports medicine services Dan Dyrek, who had been with the Sox for five years.
Mike Felger and Troy Brown break down the New England Patriots defense.