Patriots sign LB Ramon Humber

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots signed linebacker Ramon Humber and released linebacker Dane Fletcher on Wednesday.

Humber, 28, has played seven NFL seasons with Indianapolis and New Orleans, playing mostly as a backup and on special teams. In 2015, Humber had 47 tackles and one sack in 14 games.

Fletcher, 29, spent last season on the reserve-physically unable to perform list. In 54 games, he has 101 total tackles, 4 1/2 sacks, three forced fumbles and an interception.

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