Pats Add TE Fauria

Ian Logue
March 21, 2002 at 5:10 pm ET

FOXBORO, MA — The Patriots have added another tight end to their roster after reaching a contract agreement with former Seattle Seahawk Christian Fauria.

ESPN.com is reporting that New England has reached a contract agreement with the free agent tight end, and he will sign a three-year contract reportedly worth $3.8 million. The deal includes an $800,000 signing bonus.

Fauria is 6’4″, 245-pounds and has been a consistent contributor the last five seasons, appearing in all but one game during that span. Last season he played in 16 games with 11-starts, catching 21-balls for 188-yards and a touchdown.

For his career he’s appeared in a 103-games starting 73 of them, with 166-receptions for 1683 yards and 7-touchdowns.

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