Bears sign Tony Fiammetta, which might send a signal

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Maybe it’s all just a coincidence.

But not longer after a Bears fullback was arrested for the second time this offseason, the team signed another one.

According to his agent, former Panthers and Cowboys fullback Tony Fiammetta has signed with the Bears. Fiammetta, a former fourth-round pick, was with the Patriots briefly last offseason as well.

While the first set of charges against Evan Rodriguez were dropped, the organization can’t be pleased with his recent DUI arrest, and the unwarranted attention created by a guy at a fairly fungible position.