FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today that they have signed OL Cameron Fleming to the practice squad and released DL Xzavier Dickson from the practice squad.
Fleming, 23, originally joined the Patriots as a fourth-round draft pick (140th overall) in 2014 out of Stanford. The 6-foot-6, 320-pounder, appeared in seven regular-season games with two starts - one at tackle-eligible tight end and one at right guard. He also saw action in two postseason games, including Super Bowl XLIX. Fleming was released by the Patriots yesterday.
Dickson, 22, was drafted by the Patriots in the seventh round (253rd overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft out of Alabama.