Originally written November 24, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
The season for the Detroit Lions is basically over after suffering an overtime loss to the Houston Texans on Thanksgiving day. It is time for the Lions to start looking towards next season and starting to focus on what their needs will be for next season. The running back position has been one of the hardest for the Lions to fill in the last two seasons but they might have a starting running back on their roster already. Is it time to name Joique Bell as the starter for the remainder of the season? Bell, a Benton Harbor Michigan native, has been eased into the lineup for the Lions this season and has shown a few glimpses of his play making potential. The Wayne State product and Harlon Hill award winner has been particularly adroit at pass catching out of the backfield and leads the team in yards per carry when he runs the football. The Lions are currently ranked 22nd in the league running the football and have struggled to find consistency at the position. In order to achieve a more...
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