Reports indicate Lions will resign TE Kellen Davis
Joseph Fauria appeared to injure ankle Sunday
DETROIT – The Detroit Lions will reportedly resign tight end Kellen Davis after Joseph Fauria appeared to reinjure his ankle in Sunday's 34-17 win over Tampa Bay.
Fauria appeared to injure himself in the first quarter of the game, but returned to catch his first touchdown pass of the season -- a 10-yard pass from Matthew Stafford late in the third quarter.
Fauria has struggled through an injury-riddled 2014 campaign after exploding onto the stage as an undrafted rookie with the Lions last season. The 6'7 TE made 18 catches for 207 yards and seven touchdowns in 2013, but has just six grabs for 74 yards in seven games this year.
Davis was signed by the Lions before the matchup with the Falcons in London because of injuries to Fauria, Brandon Pettigrew and Eric Ebron. The 29-year-old played in three games for Detroit. He was targeted three times but didn't make a catch.
The Lions' next game is Sunday at 4:25 against the Minnesota Vikings. It's the final home game of the regular season as the Lions hit the road for matchups with the Bears and Packers to end the year.
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