FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today the signing of veteran S Vincent Fuller. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Fuller, 29, is in his seventh NFL season after entering the NFL as a fourth round draft pick (108th overall) of the Tennessee Titans out of Virginia Tech in 2005. After being released by Tennessee on Sept.3, 2011, Fuller signed with Detroit on Oct. 6 but injured his elbow in an Oct. 10 game vs. Chicago and was placed on injured reserve. He was taken off the injured reserve list when he was released by Detroit on Dec. 6.
Fuller, 6-1, 192 pounds, has played in 76 NFL games with five starts and has registered 163 total tackles and six interceptions with four of them returned for touchdowns.