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Report: Joique Bell working out for Lions

Could the greatest reunion story of our lifetime be upon us? According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN on Tuesday, the Detroit Lions worked out free agent running back Joique Bell, who played with them for four seasons before being released in February 2016. A familiar face worked out for the #Lions today…RB Joique Bell. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 20, 2016 Bell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Joique Bell turned down pay cut proposal from Lions

Veteran NFL running back Joique Bell was released by the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, but not before the team made him an offer to stick around. On Saturday night, Bell hinted to reporters that the Lions asked him to take a pay cut. “The NFL is a crazy business,” he said, per Justin Rogers of “You never know. The Lions made me an offer. I thought I did what was best...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

For the Lions, Joique Bell had to go

The Joique Bell era with the Detroit Lions is over. Tuesday the team announced that they had cut the five-year veteran and Detroit native, a move that really should have surprised no one, including Bell himself. With Bell no longer on the books, Bob Quinn and the Lions saved themselves $2.5 million in cap space heading into next season. You combine that with Rashean Mathis announcing...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 17, 2016  |  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

Detroit Lions: Instant reactions from the win over the Vikings

Just because the Detroit Lions managed a comfortable 17-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings, it does not mean the game was exceptionally impressive, at least on offense. The defense was, yet again, the star of the show and reason the Lions were able to maintain any sort of lead once the offense stalled after the first touchdown. The Lions were without their two offensive stars, Reggie...
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Homecoming night for Lions' Bell

DETROIT -- Welcome back, Joique. Joique Bell returned to his alma mater Wednesday night, practicing with the Detroit Lions on the same field where he led NCAA Division II in rushing during his senior year in 2009. The Lions took their third practice of training camp on the road to Adams Fields on Wayne State University's campus. The night got off to a shaky start when a rainstorm...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Bell apparently hampered by knee injury

Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell apparently has been hampered this off-season by an injury to his left knee. Bell posted a photo on Instagram Wednesday of his leg wrapped up with crutches lying next to him. "Be bk (back) in no time," Bell wrote.   Bell, who scored eight touchdowns, rushed for 650 yards and caught 53 passes for 547 yards last season, attended but didn't participate...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions re-sign running back Joique Bell

The Detroit Lions rewarded running back Joique Bell on Tuesday with a three-year contract worth around $9 million. Close to half of that money is guaranteed. "I feel so many different emotions going through my body right now," Bell said in a quote posted by the Lions. "I don't know whether to laugh, cry, hug my mom or grab my son." Bell, a Benton Harbor (Mich.) native, was undrafted...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Joique Bell gets what he was after

Reports have surfaced that the Detroit Lions and running back Joique Bell have come to terms on a two year,7 million dollar contract. 4.3 million dollars of that contract is guaranteed. Bell and Reggie Bush were both effective in the Lions running game and perfectly complimented in each other dynamically. Both running backs are quality receivers out of the backfield as well. There...
Via cover32 - Lions
March 11, 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

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