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Fullbacks not extinct just yet for the Patriots

FOXBOROUGH ­— When he was in high school, Tony Fiammetta used to wear the super-huge neck roll for no other reason than because that’s what former Buccaneers fullback Mike Alstott used to wear.

“Alstott was one of my favorite guys in high school,” Fiammetta said. “He had that big neck roll, so I had to be like him.”

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