ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz has consistently praised reserve running back Joique Bell this season.
Those days might be changing, at least for a while.
Bell was the one responsible for the Lions getting a 15-yard penalty for celebrating their second touchdown, when they took a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter. The penalty was enforced on the kickoff, giving Green Bay good field position and leading to a long field goal that helped give the Packers a jump-start in their 27-20 victory Sunday night.
I think maybe Ill start to check some of my compliments for Joique Bell, Schwartz said Monday during his weekly news conference. Thats a young player whos done some really good things for us this year and has done a good job of capitalizing on an opportunity.
But its a bad decision like that that could potentially limit his opportunities. We certainly dont want to see that happen.
Receiver Tony Scheffler scored the touchdown and was in the middle of a leng...