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Bears extend FB Fiammetta's contract

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The Chicago Bears signed fullback Tony Fiammetta to a two-year contract extension through the 2015 season, the team announced Saturday.

Fiammetta is completing his first season with the Bears. He has started seven times and appeared in all 15 games. His primary role is blocking for Pro Bowl running back Matt Fortè, who has 1,229 rushing yards heading into the Bears' final regular-season game on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.

A fourth-round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers, Fiammetta has played for the Panthers, Dallas Cowboys, New England Patriots and Bears.

In five NFL seasons, Fiammetta has 26 yards rushing on 11 carries and 12 receptions for 130 yards.
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