Ankle injuries limited Fauria to seven games. He caught six passes for 74 yards and a touchdown this season after catching seven touchdown passes as a rookie.
"It will only make my future success that much sweeter," Fauria said on Instagram. "Trust I'm going to come back the best I've ever been."
Fauria's season ends with six catches for 74 yards and a touchdown.
Sources have indicated the
The Lions previously waived Davis Nov. 25. The potential signing of Davis indicates the Lions are not confident tight end
The Lions play the Vikings Week 15.
Fauria missed six games earlier this year with after spraining the same ankle.
Fauria, who had two catches for 17 yards and a touchdown, had just four catches for 57 yards coming into the day. Fauria had seven touchdowns in 2013.
The Lions will take on Minnesota in Week 15.
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