Report: Patriots sign FB Fiammetta

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Report: Patriots sign FB Fiammetta

The Patriots now have three -- yes, three -- fullbacks.

Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe reported Monday that Tony Fiammetta, former Dallas Cowboy, has agreed to terms with New England. He joins Lousaka Polite and the newly-signed Spencer Larsen in the position group.

According to Bedard, Dallas tried to extend the 6-0, 242-pound back at less money than the 1.26 million RFA tender, but Fiammetta cast his line into free agent waters.

He hasn't played a 16-game season in his three-year career.

Drafted by Carolina in 2009's fourth round, Fiammetta suffered from concussions and was released. He was limited to 10 games with the 'Boys last season because of an inner-ear infection that affected his balance.

Gronk: 'Can't wait to compete again and play ball'

Gronk: 'Can't wait to compete again and play ball'

Rob Gronkowski's been having more than his share of fun this offseason, based off what we've seen on social media, but he sent out a Tweet Sunday night that makes it sound as if he can't wait for training camp to begin.

Gronkowski played in only eight games in 2016 because of back issues that eventually required surgery, and missed all of the Patriots' run to the Super Bowl championship.

Of course, if you check Gronk's timeline beneath his 'I-can't-wait-to-start-playing-again' Tweet, you'll find a) a couple of hypes for his new show MVP, b) a re-Tweet in which he's helping Mojo Rawley get ready for Wrestlemania, and c) quasi-ads for the various products he endorses.

Merloni: Pablo Sandoval is the key to the bottom of Red Sox order

Merloni: Pablo Sandoval is the key to the bottom of Red Sox order

The guys on The Baseball Show discuss Pablo Sandoval lighting it up in spring training and if he could continue that in the regular season.