Fells brought in one pass for 23 yards during Sunday's 24-21 victory over the Buccaneers.
Fells saw less playing time than Eric Ebron for the first time in a while Sunday, which is strange since the Lions were playing without right tackle Ricky Wagner (ankle, back) and figured to use their veteran blocking specialist to help out on the edge. Regardless, Fells remains far off the fantasy radar.
Fells secured both of his targets for 10 yards during Sunday's 44-20 loss to the Ravens.
Fells again led Lions tight ends in playing time, but rookie Michael Roberts continues to eat into his snap count. In fact, the past six games in which Roberts began earning consistent double-digit snaps directly corresponds with the end of Fells' mini-explosion (relative to him) where the veteran caught eight passes for 90 yards and three scores within a three-week stretch. With Roberts unlikely to go away -- and Eric Ebron still in the fold as well -- Fells is unlikely to return to fantasy relevance.
Fells saw three targets but was held without a catch during Thursday's 30-23 loss to the Vikings.
Fells, operating from the slot, looked to have come down with a touchdown in the second half but the play was overturned after replays showed the ball hit the ground. Outside of that play, Fells wasn't heard from much, as he did most of his work as an in-line blocker. He isn't on the fantasy radar ahead of a Week 13 matchup with the Ravens.
Fells secured his only target for nine yards during Sunday's 27-24 victory over Chicago.
Fells' involvement in the passing game has diminished in recent weeks while teammate Eric Ebron's has increased. By measure, Fells has seen just 1.5 targets per game over his past four appearances while Ebron has seen five per tilt over the same stretch. Ebron is the more natural receiver anyway, while Fells' bread and butter is blocking, so it makes sense for each to specialize in one particular facet of the game. Moving forward, that means Fells could be in store for lesser production the rest of the season compared to his heightened involvement in Weeks 4 through 6.
Fells saw one target but was held without a catch during Sunday's 38-24 victory over the Browns.
Teammate and fellow tight end Eric Ebron was actually more productive than Fells this week. However, the latter didn't receive many opportunities to catch passes since he was mostly used as a blocker against a respectable Browns defensive front. Barring injury, both Fells and Ebron remain touchdown-dependent fantasy options moving forward.
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