Fells is inactive for Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Texans.|||||||
Listed as inactive for the Patriots are receiver Kamar Aiken, defensive backs Derrick Martin and Malcolm Williams, offensive linemen Nick McDonald and Markus Zusevics, defensive lineman Jake Bequette.
The New England announced the signing of Fells on Tuesday.|||||||
Fells has 88 catches for 1,001 yards and eight touchdowns in four NFL seasons. After spending three years with St. Louis, he had 19 receptions for 256 yards and three TDs last season for Denver. Fells made a career-high 15 starts with the Broncos.
Fells had three catches for 39 yards Sunday in a 16-6 loss at Seattle.|||||||
Fells finished with 391 yards receiving and two scores.
The St. Louis Rams have re-signed Fells, who caught three touchdown passes in 2009. Terms of this week's deal were not disclosed.|||||||
Fells was signed off of Tampa Bay's practice squad in October 2008 and emerged as an effective second tight end for St. Louis. He played in 14 games with four starts in 2009 before missing the final two games with a knee injury. Fells had 21 catches for 273 yards. Two of his touchdown catches came in a game against Green Bay.
The Rams placed Fells on injured reserve Monday with a fractured right thigh bone.|||||||
Fells had 21 receptions for 273 yards with three TDs on the season.