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Darren Fells

31-Year-Old Tight End – Detroit Lions

2016 Receiving Stats

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14

Yds

154

TD

1

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11.0

Tar

18

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

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2017 ADP:

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 7"   WT: 281   DOB: 4/22/1986  College: Cal-Irvine  Show ContractHide Contract

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Darren Fells Contract Information:

Signed exclusive rights tender with the Cardinals in February of 2016.

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Fells will sign a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Lions, Mike Garafolo of NFL.com reports.

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Darren Fells NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2014 28 ARI 10 5 71 0 11 14.2 6.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 ARI 14 21 311 3 28 14.8 11.1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 30 ARI 14 14 154 1 18 11.0 8.6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 31 DET Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Darren Fells

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Darren Fells Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2014 28 ARI 10 0.7 1.2 1.0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 ARI 14 3.5 5.0 4.3 2 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 30 ARI 14 1.5 2.5 2.0 1 11 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Darren Fells – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Tight End

Snap Count Stats

370

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Darren Fells was on the field for 370 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

22

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Darren Fells was on the field for 22 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 215 49
2015 672 93
2016 370 22
Darren Fells 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 NE 23 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 TB 45 7 4 31 0 5 7.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf 50 4 2 15 0 2 7.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 LA 39 3 2 7 0 2 3.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @SF
6 NYJ 31 0 1 8 0 1 8.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Sea 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 BYE Bye Week
9 FREE AGENT Free Agent
10 SF 34 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Min 11 0 1 22 0 1 22.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Atl 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Was 25 0 1 9 0 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Mia 31 0 1 12 0 3 12.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
15 NO 20 0 1 13 0 1 13.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Sea 19 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @LA 27 0 1 37 1 2 37.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Darren Fells
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 7"
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Weight:   281 lbs
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Darren Fells: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fells, who didn't receive a restricted free-agent tender from the Cardinals, will meet with the Lions on Friday, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Fells is not expected to receive a restricted free agent tender, Kyle Odegard of AZCardinals.com reports.

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Fells reeled in 14 of 18 passes for 154 yards and one touchdown in 14 games during the 2016 season.

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Fells (ankle) was removed from the Cardinals' injury report and will suit up Sunday against the 49ers.

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Fells (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Fells (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Carolina, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Fells (ankle) missed his second practice in a row Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Head coach Bruce Arians said Fells (ankle) will be limited in practice to start the week, but he should be okay for Sunday's tilt with the Panthers, Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Darren Fells.

2016

Formerly a pro basketball player abroad, Fells went the route of older brother Daniel, signing his first NFL deal with the Seahawks in March of 2013. Since landing on the Cardinals' practice squad in October of that year, he's slowly but surely worked his way first onto the 53-man roster and then to the top of the depth chart. Finishing last season as Arizona's top tight end in terms of catches (21), yards (311), and touchdowns (three), he culminated the campaign with a 21-yard touchdown grab in the NFC championship game beatdown at the hands of the Panthers. He enters 2016 as one of the Cardinals' starting tight ends.

2015

John Carlson's sudden retirement in May removed a veteran presence from the tight-end ranks in Arizona, and general manager Steve Keim compensated with the late-July signing of Jermaine Gresham. While the former Bengal is the likely candidate to vacuum up Carlson's 55 targets from a year ago, Fells and 2014 second-round pick Troy Niklas are the primary holdovers to consider for reps in the Cardinals' offense. When Niklas' rookie season ended after Week 11 last fall, Fells took full advantage of the opportunity, receiving 56.9 percent of the TE snaps as opposed to 35.2 percent for Carlson and 30.2 percent for Rob Housler. During that six-game stretch, Fells hauled in six catches (on 11 targets) for 72 yards and one touchdown. The presence of Gresham hinders Fells' potential, though, due to the former's previous relationship with quarterback Carson Palmer during his rookie campaign in 2010.

2014

Acting as tight end depth, but a Week 1 roster spot appears to be far-fetched.