The Buccaneers re-signed Wells to the practice squad Wednesday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: Wells spent time on Tampa Bay's practice squad in September, but he was never called up to the active roster. Now, he reunites with the team to provide some emergency depth with Cameron Brate (neck) dealing with a sprain.
Oct 19, 2022 7:57 AM EST
Wells was waived from the Buccaneers' practice squad Monday.
Analysis: Wells joined the Buccaneers' practice squad Sept. 14 but will part ways with the organization just under two weeks later. He also spent time with Tennessee's practice squad earlier in the year, so it's possible that he finds an opportunity elsewhere.
Sep 26, 2022 1:18 PM EST
The Buccaneers signed Wells to their practice squad Wednesday, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
Analysis: Wells was cut from Tennessee's practice squad at the beginning of September, but he finds a new home in Tampa Bay after the Buccaneers released J.J. Howland from their practice squad. Wells made his NFL debut last year, playing 13 snaps (12 offensive) across three games with the Cardinals.
Sep 14, 2022 8:56 AM EST
The Titans cut Wells from their practice squad Thursday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Wells was waived ahead of Tuesday's 53-man roster deadline but returned to the Titans on a practice squad deal Wednesday. However, he once again finds himself a free agent after Tennessee released him to make room for Josh Gordon and Kevin Rader on the practice squad. Wells made his NFL debut last year, playing 13 snaps (12 offensive) across three games with the Cardinals.
Sep 2, 2022 7:44 AM EST
Wells signed a deal with the Titans on Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Analysis: The journeyman tight end finally got his first NFL action of his career last season with the Cardinals after bouncing through six different teams through his first four years in the league. Wells will be expected to add depth to a position currently anchored by Austin Hooper and Geoff Swaim.
Aug 13, 2022 12:19 PM EST
The Cardinals waived Wells on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Analysis: Wells signed a future/reserve contract with Arizona after being elevated from the team's practice squad for three games in 2021. The 27-year-old will now pass through waivers where he can be claimed by a new team in need of additional depth at tight end headed into the regular season.
Jul 30, 2022 7:31 PM EST
The Cardinals signed Wells to a reserve/future contract Wednesday.
Analysis: The tight end appeared in three games with the Cardinals during the 2021 season and will return to the team for the 2022 campaign. Wells played 12 offensive snaps but failed to draw a target while operating a depth option behind starter Zach Ertz.
Jan 19, 2022 2:43 PM EST
Wells reverted to the Cardinals' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Analysis: Wells was elevated for Arizona's final two games to provide depth at tight end with Demetrius Harris (shoulder) sidelined. He did not record a stat in either game and was on the field for only 11 offensive snaps combined between the pair of contests. .
Jan 10, 2022 7:59 PM EST
Wells was elevated from the Cardinals' practice squad Saturday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Analysis: Wells was also elevated in Week 17 with Demetrius Harris (shoulder) sidelined. He was on the field for eight offensive snaps but did not command a target.
Jan 8, 2022 2:45 PM EST
Wells reverted to the Cardinals' practice squad Monday.
Analysis: Wells played eight snaps on offense against the Cowboys but didn't register any stats. It was his first action since he got on the field for one snap in Week 9.
Jan 3, 2022 8:25 PM EST
Wells was elevated from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Analysis: Wells' elevation seems to indicate Demetrius Harris (shoulder) is unlikely to play. The San Diego State product has played just one snap in one game all year.
Jan 1, 2022 5:13 PM EST
Wells was signed to the Cardinals' practice squad Thursday after clearing waivers, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: The tight end was cut by the Cardinals on Tuesday but cleared waivers and returned to the team's practice squad Thursday. Wells has only appeared in one game this season and will remain buried under the likes of Zach Ertz, Demetrius Harris and Darrell Daniels on the depth chart.
Dec 23, 2021 11:21 AM EST
Wells was cut by the Cardinals on Tuesday.
Analysis: Wells only appeared in one game for the Cardinals this season, in Week 9 against the 49ers, playing just one snap before suffering a hand injury that placed him on injured reserve. Wells was activated from IR on Monday, but with Zach Ertz, Demetrius Harris and Darrell Daniels all ahead of Wells on the tight end positional depth chart, there was no longer room for Wells on the roster. In a corresponding move, the Cardinals signed linebacker Joe Walker to the active roster, a position the Cardinals are currently dealing with injuries at.
Dec 21, 2021 4:50 PM EST
Wells (hand) was activated from injured reserve Monday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Analysis: Wells has only appeared in one game for Arizona this season, registering just one offensive snap during the contest. Now that he's healthy, the depth tight end is expected to compete with Demetrius Harris and Darrell Daniels for snaps behind Zach Ertz.
Dec 20, 2021 3:29 PM EST
The Cardinals have designated Wells (hand) to return from IR, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Wells has only appeared in one game for Arizona this season, when he played one offensive snaps against San Francisco in Week 9. Now, the depth tight end will begin a 21-day window to practice with his team.
Dec 16, 2021 6:25 AM EST
Wells (hand) was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
Analysis: With AJ Green activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list, Arizona placed Wells on injured reserve to make room. The fourth-string tight end played his only snap of the season Sunday against San Francisco before exiting the game with a hand injury.
Nov 11, 2021 9:37 AM EST
Wells (hand) is questionable to return to Sunday's contest against the 49ers, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Analysis: Wells injured his hand in the first quarter of the Cardinals' Week 9 matchup against the 49ers. If he is unable to return, then Zach Ertz and Darrell Daniels will be Arizona's only active tight ends for the remainder of Sunday's contest.
Nov 7, 2021 2:11 PM EST
Wells was signed to the active roster Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Analysis: Wells joined the Cardinals practice squad on Oct. 20 and with Demetrius Harris now on the reserve/COVID-19 list, he will be called upon to add some depth at tight end. Assuming Wells suits up Sunday against the 49ers it will be his NFL debut.
Nov 6, 2021 1:14 PM EST
The Cardinals signed Wells to their practice squad Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Analysis: The Cardinals continue to add tight ends after placing Maxx Williams (knee) on injured reserve. Wells has a chance to be added to the active roster for Week 7 with Darrell Daniels (hamstring) questionable heading into Sunday's matchup with the Texans.
Oct 20, 2021 8:17 AM EST
Indianapolis released Wells from the practice squad Tuesday.
Analysis: Wells was cut to make room for fellow tight end Michael Jacobson on the practice squad. The 26-year-old is still looking for a chance to make his NFL debut.
Oct 5, 2021 8:43 AM EST
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