Darren Andre Fells (born April 22, 1986) is an American football tight end for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college basketball instead of college football at the University of California, Irvine. He is the brother of current New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells.
Fells attended Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California where he was selected to the All-CIF Southern Section II-A second team as a junior while averaging 17 points and 10 rebounds as the team's center. He was named All-Freeway League second team also in his junior season.
Between 2008 and 2012, Fells played basketball professionally in Argentina, Mexico, Belgium, Finland and France.
As a rookie on the Basketball League Belgium Division I team Leuven Bears in 2008–09, Fells wore jersey #14 and averaged 9.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 1.5 assists in 33 games. In his second season with the team in 2009–10, Fells averaged 8.1 points and 4.7 rebounds.
In the 2010–11 season, Fells played for Kataja Basket Club of the Finnish Korisliiga, wearing jersey #7. In 55 games, Fells averaged 13.8 points and 8.3 rebounds. Kataja were runners-up of the 2011 Korisliiga Finals.
After a three-game stint with Etendard de Brest of French LNB Pro B, Fells played 25 games for Soles de Mexicali of the Mexican Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional in the 2011–12 season and wore jersey #12. He averaged 13.5 points and 7.5 rebounds. After the LNBP season ended, Fells played 9 games for Obras Sanitarias of the Argentine Liga Nacional de Basquet from March to April 2012 and averaged 6.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. Like at Soles de Mexicali, Fells wore jersey #12 for Obras.
In December 2012, Fells signed with Libertad de Sunchales but did not play any games.
On March 6, 2013, Fells was signed by the Seattle Seahawks. On May 18, 2013, He was waived by the team. On May 20, 2013, He was re-signed with the team. On August 31, 2013, He was released.
On October 9, 2013, Fells signed with the Arizona Cardinals practice squad. On January 1, 2014, he was re-signed to a reserve/future contract with the Arizona Cardinals.