Darren Fells
Tight End
Ht: 6' 7" Wt: 270 Age: 35 Exp: 8 years College: None Drafted: Undrafted
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Posted: 7/10/2021 2:45 am GMT
Detroit Lions TE Darren Fells said he expects to serve primarily as a blocker to complement TE T.J. Hockenson. 'Had the conversation with him already, that if we're both in there, I'll be like an extra lineman for him, to give him time to get open, so he can bump that touchdown total up to 12,' Fells said.
Posted: 5/05/2021 8:01 pm GMT
Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Darren Fells (Texans) signed an undisclosed contract with the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, May 5.
Posted: 5/05/2021 6:30 pm GMT
Free-agent TE Darren Fells (Texans) reportedly agreed to terms on an undisclosed contract with the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, May 5.
Posted: 5/04/2021 7:01 pm GMT
Free-agent TE Darren Fells (Texans) is scheduled to visit with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, May 4.
Posted: 3/18/2021 8:15 pm GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells was released Thursday, March 18, according to a source.
Posted: 11/09/2020 2:05 am GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells registered two catches for 26 yards on three targets in Week 9 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Huddle Up: Fells has two or more catches in each of the past four outings, but his modest scoring streak came to an end at two games. He remains nothing more than a low-end TE2 in deeper fantasy leagues heading into Week 10 at Cleveland.
Posted: 10/19/2020 12:31 am GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells registered six grabs for 85 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Tennessee Titans.
Huddle Up: Fells stepped up with Jordan Akins out of the lineup, scoring for the second consecutive outing while totaling 57 or more yards in each game. He isn't a bad bye-week or injury replacement in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams heading into Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers. Fells could be useful even when Akins is able to return.
Posted: 10/12/2020 1:46 am GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells posted two grabs for 57 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 against the Jacksonville Jaguars on his two targets.
Huddle Up: With Jordan Akins out due to an ankle injury and concussion the tight end targets were all for Fells. He was productive, and he could be a decent bye-week replacement in Week 6 at Tennessee if Akins remains on the shelf.
Posted: 6/06/2020 9:54 pm GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells led the team with nine red-zone receptions and seven touchdowns in 2019. His 11 red-zone targets shared the team lead with WR DeAndre Hopkins.
Huddle Up: With Hopkins since traded to the Arizona Cardinals and the Texans' receiving corps overhauled with the additions of Brandin Cooks and Randall Cobb, Fells could gain a few more red-zone looks while helping to replace Hopkins. He's a late-round option at a thin position.
Posted: 5/17/2020 11:24 pm GMT
Houston Texans TE Darren Fells blew a block on 15 of his 296 snaps on rushing plays in 2019, according to Sports Info Solutions. The resulting 5.1 blown-block percentage was the second-worst mark by a tight end since at least 2015, while the 15 blown blocks were the most by any tight end over the same span.
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