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Fletcher surprise contributor in 2010

Updated: May 24, 2011, 9:42 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

When a team posts a 14-2 regular-season record like the New England Patriots did in 2010, there are no shortage of feel-good stories along the way. One of the best was authored by Dane Fletcher.

First, he beat long odds to make the team as a rookie free agent. Then he appeared in 14 games, his primary contributions coming on special teams. Along the way, Fletcher showed flashes of promise in making the challenging Tedy Bruschi-style transition from college defensive end to NFL inside linebacker, ...

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