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Sunday, January 13, 2013
Fells headlines Patriots' inactives

By Mike Reiss

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Veteran tight end Daniel Fells is inactive for today's AFC divisional-round playoff game against the Texans, highlighting his slide down the depth chart in recent weeks.

The Patriots have starters Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez healthy, and Michael Hoomanawanui has leapfrogged Fells as the No. 3 option at the position.

Patriots inactives
WR Kamar Aiken
DB Derrick Martin
CB Malcolm Williams
OL Nick McDonald
OL Markus Zusevics
TE Daniel Fells
DE Jake Bequette

Texans inactives
CB Roc Carmichael
CB Stanford Routt
ILB Cameron Collins
G Antoine Caldwell
OT Andrew Gardner
G Cody White
NT Terrell McClain