Former Detroit Lions TE Derren Fells finds new home

After mutually agreeing to part ways with the Detroit Lions, TE Darren Fells has reportedly found a new home. According to Ian Rapoport, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed Fells to their practice squad with the hopes of moving him to their 53-man roster prior to Sunday’s game. Congrats, Darren! The #Bucs are signing former … Read more

Detroit Lions announce series of moves in advance of matchup vs. Steelers

The Detroit Lions waived tight end Darren Fells earlier today, and have now announced additional moves. The team has also waived wide receiver Tom Kennedy and subsequently signed tight end Brock Wright to the active roster from the practice squad: #Lions announce roster moves: Waived TE Darren Fells and WR Tom Kennedy Signed TE Brock … Read more

Jim Caldwell: Officials flip-flopped on would-be Darren Fells TD

NFL: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

A would-be touchdown from Darren Fells was all for naught in the third quarter during Thursday’s Thanksgiving matchup between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field, as a late decision by the officials reversed the call before the Lions could kick the extra point. The decision by Caldwell to not rush his field-goal … Read more

Lions Leftovers: Combination of great, good, and ugly in win over Minnesota

The Detroit Lions are 3-1, certainly a surprise to me and a lot of other folks across the NFL. They achieved that with a gutsy 14-7 win in Minnesota, which is never an easy place to win. Here are my observations as I take a look back at Sunday’s game, utilizing some of my favorite … Read more

SIGNING: Detroit Lions bring aboard former Pitt standout Scott Orndoff

With injuries ravaging the Detroit Lions tight ends, the team has made an additional signing to help stop the bleeding. Former Pitt standout Scott Orndoff was signed and is now the ninth tight end on the team’s 90-man roster, joining Eric Ebron, Darren Fells, Michael Roberts, Robert Tonyan, Cole Wick, Khari Lee and Tim Wright. It’s … Read more

An update on the Lions’ salary cap situation following the wave of FA signings

NFL: Combine

Coming into this offseason, there were very clear expectations and ideas for what general manager Bob Quinn needed to do in order to improve the team. With each team allotted a salary cap of $167 million, there was plenty of room to make a couple of moves in free agency in order to shore up some … Read more

Lions add free agent TE Darren Fells

NFL: Preseason-Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans

The Detroit Lions have announced this afternoon the signing of free agent tight end Darren Fells. They agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. The Lions have signed TE Darren Fells to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. — Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) March 11, 2017 Fells is a 6-7, 281-pound veteran and has established … Read more