Walkersville's Tony Fiametta placed on exempt/left squad list

Published 08/05 2012 01:23AM

Updated 08/05 2012 01:36AM

According to the New England Patriots, the New England Patriots placed fullback Tony Fiammetta on the exempt/left squad list.  He will miss the entire 2012 season.  Fiammetta had missed the last three practices for the Patriots.

Fiammetta needs to deal with a "family issue", before resuming his football career.  Fiammetta said in a press release that he is "excited" to return for the 2013 season with the team.

Fiammetta was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on March 30, 2012.  He had previously played for the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys

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