Report: Patriots sign DE Jonathan Fanene

Report: Patriots sign DE Jonathan Fanene
March 14, 2012, 7:14 pm
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According to multiple reports, the Patriots have signed former Cincinnati defensive end Jonathan Fanene to a three-year deal.'s Michael Lombardi shared his opinion of Fanene with on Wednesday.

"He is a really good player," Lombardi said. "A nickel rusher that can pressure from the inside. He fits the Pats."

Fanene, 29, is a seven-year veteran and a former seventh round pick out of the University of Utah. The 6-foot-4, 285 pounder from American Samoa had 22 tackles and 6.5 sacks in 12 games last season.

More to come . . .