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Daniel Fells
TE #86
Height:
6-4
Weight:
265
College:
California-Davis
Experience:
7
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 71 92 1,086 11.8 15.3 36 8 14 0 57 3
2012 NE 13 4 85 21.3 6.5 35 0 2 0 3 0
2011 DEN 16 19 256 13.5 16 32 3 4 0 13 2
2010 STL 16 41 391 9.5 24.4 36 2 4 0 24 0
2009 STL 14 21 273 13 19.5 36T 3 3 0 13 1
2008 STL 12 7 81 11.6 6.8 26 0 1 0 4 0
2006 ATL 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 71 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2012 NE 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DEN 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2010 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 71 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 NE 13 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DEN 16 5 5 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 STL 14 4 4 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 STL 12 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 71 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NE 13 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DEN 16 2 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2010 STL 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 STL 14 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 STL 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 ATL 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Daniel Fells was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent from Denver on March 20, 2012 … Originally signed by Atlanta as a rookie free agent (5/1/06) … Waived by Atlanta (9/2/07) … Signed by Oakland to the practice squad (9/4/07) … Waived by Oakland (8/30/08) … Signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad (9/1/08) … Signed by St. Louis to the 53-man roster from the Tampa Bay practice squad (10/6/08) … Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent from St. Louis (7/31/11).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Daniel Fells was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent from Denver on March 20, 2012 … Originally signed by Atlanta as a rookie free agent (5/1/06) … Waived by Atlanta (9/2/07) … Signed by Oakland to the practice squad (9/4/07) … Waived by Oakland (8/30/08) … Signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad (9/1/08) … Signed by St. Louis to the 53-man roster from the Tampa Bay practice squad (10/6/08) … Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent from St. Louis (7/31/11).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Finished the 2010 season as one of nine NFL tight ends to catch a ball in every game.
  • Scored his first two career touchdowns vs. Green Bay in 2009 (9/27) with St. Louis.


SEASONAL REVIEWS

2012 (14/4, 1/0)

  • Was inactive for AFC Divisional Playoff win vs. Houston (1/13).
  • Caught one pass for 35 yards that helped set up a Patriots field goal at Seattle (10/14).
  • Started and caught his first pass of the season for 18 yards in the win at Buffalo (9/30).
  • Started in a three tight end set in his first game as a Patriot at Baltimore (9/23).
  • Was inactive for the first two games of the season.


2011 (16/15, 2/2 – Denver)

  • Played in 16 games with 15 starts, finishing with 19 catches, 256 yards and tied a career-high with three touchdowns.
  • Tallied two catches for 57 yards in the Wild Card playoff games vs. Pittsburgh (1/8).


2010 (16/6 – St. Louis)

  • Played in all 16 games with 6 starts and finished with 41 receptions for 391 yards, both career-highs and two touchdowns.
  • Finished the season as one of nine NFL tight ends to catch a ball in every game.


2009 (14/4 – St. Louis)

  • Played in 14 games, starting four, and totaled 21 catches for 273 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Scored his first two career touchdowns vs. Green Bay (9/27).
  • Registered a season-high 36-yard reception for a touchdown at Detroit (11/1).


2008 (12/1 – St. Louis)

  • Played in 12 games with one start, finishing with seven receptions for 81 yards.
  • Made his first career start vs. Seattle (12/14).


2008 (0/0 – Tampa Bay)

  • Began the season on the practice squad before being signed to the St. Louis active roster on Oct. 6.


2007 (0/0 – Oakland)

  • Spent the year on the practice squad.


2006 (0/0 – Atlanta)

  • Made the Atlanta 53-man roster as a rookie free agent but was inactive for all 16 games.


COLLEGE

  • Three-year starter at UC-Davis, compiling 59 receptions, 964 yards and four touchdowns in his career.
  • Tallied 10 catches for 165 yards with one touchdown in six games as a senior before injuring his ankle.
  • Earned first-team All-Great West Conference honors after posting 35 receptions for 520 yards and one touchdown as a junior.
  • Won the team’s T. Palmer Moody Award, awarded to the most outstanding sophomore.


PERSONAL

  • Earned All-Freeway League honors in football, basketball and baseball as a senior at Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, Calif.
  • Majored in communications with a minor in African-American Studies.
  • Born on Sept. 23, 1983 in Anaheim, Calif.

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