New England Inks Fanene

In this handout image provided by the NFL, Jonathan Fanene of the Cincinnati Bengals poses for his 2010 NFL headshot circa 2010 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene has left the Queen City for the chance at a title in Foxboro with the New England Patriots.  Fanene’s deal is reportedly for three years and $12 million with a signing bonus of just under $4 million.

Fanene, is 6-foot-4, 290 lbs. and 29 years old and a native of American Somoa.  He had 6.5 sacks in 2011 and 6 sacks in 2010. 

He is a legit run-stuffing end who can rush the passer from either inside or outside, and he is versatile and physical.

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