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Lions rule out Bell, Ebron and Ngata against Cardinals

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have ruled out running back Joique Bell, tight end Eric Ebron and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata for their game against the Arizona Cardinals. Bell (ankle), Ebron (knee) and Ngata (calf) did not practice on Friday. Safety James Ihedigbo (quad) and offensive guard Larry Warford (ankle) were limited in practice and are questionable Sunday...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions running back Joique Bell ruled out for Seattle game

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit running back Joique Bell has been ruled out of the Lions' game Monday night at Seattle because of an ankle injury. Bell managed only 6 yards on 10 carries last weekend in a home loss to Denver, and rookie Ameer Abdullah has looked like more of a threat with the ball all season. The Lions also ruled out tight end Brandon Pettigrew (hamstring), and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bell on Lions' 0-2 start: 'It's a players game, not a coaches game'

The Detroit Lions were a playoff team with 11 wins last season, so few expected them to stumble out of the gates with two straight losses to start the 2015 season. It's a surprising situation, and fans are wondering where to point the finger of blame for the team's shortcomings so far. After Sunday's 26-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, Lions running back Joique Bell seemed to blame...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things the Lions must do to beat the Vikings

SAN DIEGO, CA – SEPTEMBER 13: (L-R) Running back Joique Bell #35 of the Detroit Lions and fullback Michael Burton #46 of the Detroit Lions warm up before a game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on September 13, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) The Lions roll into Minnesota this week to finish off their back-to-back road...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Joique Bell forecasts future for Lions' promising running game

The Detroit Lions started the season with a loss, but there are reasons to remain optimistic about the team's ground game. Although they only ran the ball 16 times, the Lions averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Detroit's starting running back, Joique Bell, believes that's a sign of what's to come. "We made a lot of adjustments in the run game this season, man," Bell said, per Kyle Meinke...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions RB gets pep talk from mom before each game

Joique Bell filled Reggie Bush’s shoes quite well Sunday, rushing for 74 yards and a touchdown in the Detroit Lions 17-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. But his biggest highlight came after the game in an emotional interview, where he passionately talked about pep talks he has with his mother before every game that give him motivation and energy. “I said, ‘Mom, we believe...
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Joique Bell on Lions’ loss: ‘I let my city down’

Six days after jolting the Giants, the Lions were overpowered by the Panthers, losing 24-7 in Sunday's sloppy, mistake-filled contest. Nobody, it seems, is taking the defeat harder than Lions running back -- and Detroit native -- Joique Bell. "I let my city down," Bell said, per "Coming from a place I have a lot of pride for, I know a lot of people who were pulling...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Addressing salary-cap issues

Louis Delmas The Detroit Lions saved $11.5 million toward next year’s salary cap by releasing wide receiver Nate Burleson and safety Louis Delmas. Still with hopes of reaching a long-term deal with Ndamukong Suh, Thursday’s moves put the Lions more than $5 million under the projected cap of $126 million. Pro Football Talk reported that the Lions still have interest in Delmas...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Mock draft; Rounds 1-3

As expected, an abundance of mock drafts and prospect-rating lists have emerged upon the conclusion of Super Bowl XLVIII. Fans around the league will have to wait a little longer than usual to see who their team’s will select in the 2014 NFL Draft, which will take place on May 8-10. This only means that there is even more time for teams, fans, and experts alike to change their...
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Bell rings NASDAQ bell

He went from Broadway Joique to NASDAQ Bell in a matter of hours. After appearing in the Broadway play, Rock of Ages, the previous night, Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell continued his tour of the Big Apple on Thursday. Bell got to ring the opening bell for the NASDAQ stock market in the morning and then made the rounds at the Super Bowl's Radio Row. "I'm enjoying myself,"...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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