By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Cleveland Browns have released tight end Darren Fells on Sunday afternoon. This news comes after the team attempted to deal Fells.
This signaled that the Browns could not find a trade partner for him. He signed a three-year deal with the Browns last off-season.
He will now hit the open market once again. He will be arguable the top blocking tight ends on the market once the new league year starts on March 13th.
The New York Jets were reportedly linked to Fells before he was released by the Browns. They could potentially open negotiations with him beginning on Monday. He cannot officially sign until Wednesday.
The 32-year-old Fullerton, California native will be playing for his fourth team in his career if he’s dealt, or released than signed with a new team. Besides playing for the Browns, he also played for the Arizona Cardinals and the Detroit Lions.
He spent three of his five seasons with the Cardinals.
This past season, Fells made 16 appearances, including 11 starts. He had 11 receptions for 117 yards and three touchdowns.
The best season of his career came in 2015 with the Cardinals when he had 21 receptions for 311 yards and three touchdowns.