In wideouts Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, the
A 6-2, 200-pound former track star, Fuller caught 14 passes for 212 yards and a touchdown in limited work last year. The 24-year-old is in for a bigger role in 2015.
“I think I had a big improvement coming in from last year to this year,” said Fuller, a sixth-round pick in the 2013 draft. “If I just keep on progressing, who knows where I can go.”
Fuller, who brings a unique combination of speed and strength, said his main focus this offseason is improving his route running.
“The whole (route) tree,” he said. “Being able to expand the routes they throw me.”
With Reggie Bush sidelined with an ankle injury,
With Calvin Johnson sidelined with ankle injury, the
Fuller came down with a 16-yard grab in the third quarter and a 13-yard catch in the fourth. He finished with three catches for 43 yards on six targets. Ross caught all three of his targets for 31 yards. Broyles caught a 4-yard pass in the third quarter. He was targeted twice in a 22-21 victory.
Fuller has eight receptions for 83 yards in the last three games, including two key snags in the fourth quarter of the Week 7 win over New Orleans. He snagged the game-winning touchdown.
"He's just barely scratching the surface," Caldwell told MLive.com. "He's long, he can run, he's smart, he's tough and obviously you can see he can go up and make plays for you as well. I think you're just going to see him get better."
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