Daniels secured one of two targets for 18 yards in Sunday's 24-10 Super Bowl victory over the Panthers. The veteran tight end notably came up with an impressive 18-yard reception on the game's first play before essentially becoming a non-factor the rest of the way. The 33-year-old put together a solid season in his first Denver campaign, especially considering that he played with a physically compromised Peyton Manning and inexperienced Brock Osweiler. Daniels came close to duplicating his 2014 numbers in Baltimore, tallying 46 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns. Under the Broncos' control for two more seasons, Daniels will likely be brought back in 2016 as an effective veteran insurance policy at tight end.
Daniels scored touchdowns of 21 and 12 yards on his only two catches during Sunday's win over the Patriots in the AFC championship game. The veteran was targeted just three times on the day, but he certainly got his money's worth, scoring both of the Broncos' touchdowns in a two-point win. Daniels doesn't always see his share of targets, but Peyton Manning has proven willing to look his way in and around the red zone, as was the case Sunday. As such, Daniels' should maintain his touchdown-dependent role when the Super Bowl rolls around in two weeks.
Daniels caught his lone target of Sunday's victory over the Chargers for a 15-yard gain. Daniels' production and exposure in the offense has been all over the place this season, but his single target on Sunday was a season low. Daniels has spent much of the year third in the pecking order behind outside threats Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Don't expect that to change in the playoffs. In three games against potential Division Round opponents Kansas City and Pittsburgh this season, Daniels averaged two catches per game for 16 yards.
Daniels (knee/shoulder) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Chargers. Daniels, who caught five of his seven targets in this past Monday's win over the Bengals, is available if you need him Sunday, and of late he's seen more looks than fellow TE Vernon Davis, which gives Daniels some utility in deeper fantasy formats.
Daniels (knee/shoulder) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Chargers. Daniels -- who caught five of his seven targets in Monday's win over the Bengals -- returned to practice Friday after sitting out Thursday's session, which puts him on track to suit up for Sunday's regular season finale, a 4:25 ET kickoff.
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