Player Bio

Tony Fiammetta
FB #43
Height:
6-0
Weight:
250
College:
Syracuse
Experience:
5
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 51 11 0.2 26 2.4 0.5 0 11 5 45.5 0 0 0
2014 CHI 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 10 4 0.4 4 1 0.4 0 3 1 25 0 0 0
2010 CAR 14 7 0.5 22 3.1 1.6 0 11 4 57.1 0 0 0
2009 CAR 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 51 12 130 10.8 2.5 30 0 1 0 8 0
2014 CHI 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 16 4 57 14.3 3.6 30 0 1 0 2 0
2011 DAL 10 3 39 13 3.9 15 0 0 0 3 0
2010 CAR 14 5 34 6.8 2.4 11 0 0 0 3 0
2009 CAR 10 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 51 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CHI 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 16 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 10 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 14 4 3 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 10 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Enters second season with Chicago and fifth NFL season overall starting 24-of-50 games with the Carolina Panthers (2009-10), Dallas Cowboys (2011) and Chicago Bears (2013)... Totaled 26 rushing yards on 11 carries... Added 12 receptions for 130 yards... Helped pave way for three 1,000-yard rushers during his career: Matt Forte (1,339 yards in 2013), Jonathan Stewart (1,133 in 2009) and DeAngelo Williams (1,117 in 2009).
PRO CAREER: Enters second season with Chicago and fifth NFL season overall starting 24-of-50 games with the Carolina Panthers (2009-10), Dallas Cowboys (2011) and Chicago Bears (2013)... Totaled 26 rushing yards on 11 carries... Added 12 receptions for 130 yards... Helped pave way for three 1,000-yard rushers during his career: Matt Forte (1,339 yards in 2013), Jonathan Stewart (1,133 in 2009) and DeAngelo Williams (1,117 in 2009).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 4th round (128th overall) of the 2009 NFL draft... Waived by the Panthers (9/3/11)... Acquired from waivers by the Dallas Cowboys (9/5/11)... Waived by Dallas (9/8/11)... Signed by the Cowboys (9/13/11)... Signed with the New England Patriots (3/30/12)... Waived by the Patriots (4/29/13)... Signed 1-year contract with Chicago (6/10/13)... Signed 2-year extension with the Bears (12/27/2013). SIGNED through 2015

2013 SEASON: Appeared in all 16 games for the Chicago Bears, starting 7 at fullback... Caught 4 passes for a career-high 57 yards, including career-long 30-yard reception... Helped pave way for Pro Bowl RB Matt Forte’s career-high 1,339 rushing yards, the ninth-most in franchise history and second-most in the NFL in 2013... Appeared in all 16 games for the first time in his career. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-7

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Played in 10 contests, starting 6 for the Dallas Cowboys... Compiled 4 yards rushing on four attempts... Added 3 receptions for 39 yards. 2010 - Started 9-of-14 games for the Carolina Panthers... Recorded 7 rush attempts for 22 yards... Tacked on 5 receptions for 34 yards. 2009 - Played in 10 games with 2 starts.

COLLEGE: Played in 45 games with 18 starts at fullback for Syracuse... Completed career with 16 rushes for 89 yards and 28 receptions for 202 yards and 1 TD... Made 108 knockdown blocks and 11 touchdown-resulting blocks during final two seasons... As a senior, played in 12 games with 10 starts while serving as team captain, recording 16 catches for 127 yards and 1 TD... Responsible for touchdown-resulting block on seven of the Orange’s 11 rushing scores... Produced a team-high 69 knockdown blocks... Played in 11 games his junior year with 8 starts, carrying 3 times for 8 yards with 12 receptions for 75 yards... Accounted for 39 knockdown blocks, including 4 that led to TDs... During his sophomore year, played in 12 games as a reserve fullback, tallying 15 yards on 8 attempts... As a redshirt freshman, played in 10 games on the punt coverage unit...Redshirted as a true freshman... Majored in history.

PERSONAL: Attended Walkersville (Md.) High School... Team captain as a senior... Four-year football letterwinner... Competed on Walkersville’s wrestling team as a junior in the 215-pound weight class... A four-year letterwinner on the lacrosse team as a midfielder... Born in Hawai’i and raised in Walkersville, Md.

Recent Articles

  • Kiper changes Bears draft grade to 'A'

    Posted 44 minutes ago

    A year later, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has updated the "A-minus" grade he gave to the Bears for their 2016 draft class to an "A."

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  • McCaskey confident in Pace, Fox

    Posted Mar 29, 2017

    While Bears chairman George H. McCaskey was disappointed with last year's 3-13 record, he sees progress and believes that GM Ryan Pace and coach John Fox will help lead a resurgence.

  • Pace, Fox both long-time Glennon fans

    Posted Mar 29, 2017

    Bears general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox have been Mike Glennon fans since the quarterback was in college and are confident he possesses the traits to succeed in Chicago.

Recent Videos

  • Thayer's Playbook: Fullback focus

    Posted Oct 15, 2013

    Tom Thayer breaks down the effectiveness of following the FB in the run game. Bears FB Tony Fiammetta is the key when faced with eight man defensive fronts, as the offense will see throughout the season.

  • Highlights: Giants-Bears

    Posted Oct 10, 2013

    Highlights from the Bears 27-21 win over the Giants at Soldier Field on Thursday Night Football.

  • NFLN: Fiammetta 30-yard gain

    By NFL.com - Posted Oct 10, 2013

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler fires to fullback Tony Fiammetta for a 30-yard gain.