It is all or nothing for Joseph Fauria.
He had the unofficial football version of a hat trick -- three targets, three catches, three touchdowns -- to help the Detroit Lions rally in the second half for a 31-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland.
Fauria, an undrafted rookie tight end out of UCLA, showed off some more of his familiar end-zone dancing moves after two of his scores and even added an impressive windmill dunk over the crossbar on the other one.
Hes quickly turned into a 6-foot-7, 255-pound matchup nightmare for opposing defenses in the red zone.
Calvin (Johnson) had a lot to do with that, Lions coach Jim Schwartz said during his postgame radio show. Calvin gets a lot of attention in the red zone and Joe ends up being singled up.
But Joe took some contact when he made some of those catches. He was very, very strong with his hands. Hes got some giraffe-type look to him because hes so tall and his legs are so long, but ...