Joique Bell news, rumors and stats

 

Joique Bell

Free Agent
Running Back

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 231

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2010IND5000.0000000.0000000
2010PHI4000.0000000.0000000
2012DET16824145.0530524859.33001348992
2013DET161666503.92805354710.320121911973
Average:6226623026258500885241
Total:24810642110105103250135320965

Bills | Joique Bell pays Buffalo a visit

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 23:14:49 -0700

Free-agent RB Joique Bell (Lions) visited the Buffalo Bills Tuesday, March 15, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Bell might be a nice addition for Buffalo if he agrees to terms. He has good hands out of the backfield, and is a solid play for those in fantasy leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Rand Getlin

Patriots | New England fixed on upgrading backfield

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 13:21:31 -0800

Impending free-agent RBs Chris Ivory (Jets), Matt Forte (Bears), Alfred Morris (Redskins) and Joique Bell (Lions) are among the veterans on the radar of the New England Patriots, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: The Patriots would do well to upgrade from LeGarrette Blount and each of the aforementioned names - outside of Bell - would provide that. Ivory is perhaps the most intriguing option in that he is an early-down thumper that would be a great complement to dynamic passing-down back Dion Lewis. If Ivory joins New England, he could be a solid RB2 option in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

Lions | Joique Bell turned down pay cut

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 18:11:29 -0800

Free-agent RB Joique Bell (Lions) declined a pay cut that would have allowed him to remain with the Detroit Lions in 2016. "The Lions made me an offer," Bell said Saturday, Feb. 20. "I thought I did what was best for my career. I ended up declining the offer."

Fantasy Tip: Bell could catch on with another team, but given his recent health issues and declining production, he isn't likely to be relevant in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Justin Rogers

Lions | Joique Bell cut

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:25:00 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell was released Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Bell had fallen out of favor thanks to the excellent season by Theo Riddick, mainly in a pass-catching role out of the backfield. Detroit figures to use Ameer Abdullah as their main running back in 2016, but Riddick will now have a larger role and will command a lot of attention from fantasy owners, especially in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Lions | Joique Bell could be cut

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:35:17 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell is in the second year of a three-year, $9.3 million deal and is slated to earn $2.5 million in base salary in 2016 and count $3.5 million against the salary cap. Detroit would save $2.5 million by releasing him, and it's a real possibility given the fact that Bell is about to turn 30 years old and has struggled to stay healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Bell only had 90 carries for 311 yards (3.5 yards per carry) and four touchdowns for the Lions in 2015. Ameer Abdullah will be the primary back next year, and Theo Riddick's emergence as the pass-catching option leaves little room for Bell to produce. If he stays in Detroit, he's likely to see his role decrease further.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Mlive.com - Kyle Meinke

Lions | Theo Riddick could have bigger role

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 11:34:02 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick, who led all running backs in catches last year after starting fourth on Detroit's depth chart, could be in line for a much bigger role in 2016. Riddick played most of the year behind RBs Joique Bell and Ameer Abdullah, too. Former NFL RB Marshall Faulk indicated Bell likely played more because he was being paid more. Riddick will likely be headed toward a bigger role next year regardless of what happens with Bell's contract.

Fantasy Tip: Riddick will look very intriguing as Detroit's second back if they decide to cut Bell this offseason. But either way, Riddick has tons of potential and value, especially in point-per-reception formats in Jim Bob Cooter's offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Mlive.com - Kyle Meinke

Lions | Joique Bell feeling good into offseason

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:14:42 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell said Monday, Jan. 25, that he is primed for a rebound in 2016, as he feels healthier entering the offseason than he has in year. "Going into my third year, I had a pretty good season. I feel probably just as good now as I felt then. So I really have an offseason when I can train the way I want to train and get after it," Bell said.

Fantasy Tip: Bell managed just 311 yards on 90 carries, losing his starting job to rookie Ameer Abdullah midway through the season. Abdullah is back, and Theo Riddick emerged as a dependable pass catcher out of the backfield, so while Bell might be 100 percent heading into 2016, he will have some stiff competition for touches, not to mention Zach Zenner will also be back in the mix.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Joique Bell finds end zone

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:47:51 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell carried eight times for 71 yards and a touchdown in the Week 15 game against the New Orleans Saints Monday, Dec. 21. He also hauled in two receptions for 30 yards on three targets.

Fantasy Tip: Bell was the trusted option down the stretch after splitting carries with Ameer Abdullah earlier in the game. He remains a solid FantasyScore option because of his hands out of the backfield.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Lions | Joique Bell outgains Ameer Abdullah

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 18:25:11 -0800

Detroit Lions RBs Joique Bell and Ameer Abdullah each had seven carries in the Week 14 against the St. Louis Rams. Bell posted 50 rushing yards with two grabs for 25 yards while the rookie Abdullah ran for just 23 yards while hauling in two balls for 21 yards.

Fantasy Tip: When deciding between the Detroit RBs, Bell has the most fantasy appeal. However, both are solid pass catchers out of the backfield and could easily have big games against a terrible New Orleans Saints pass defense in Week 15.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Lions | Calvin Johnson, Joique Bell probable

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:56:48 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) and RB Joique Bell (shoulder) are both probable against the Oakland Raiders in Week 11. Johnson was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 20, while Bell practiced in full.

Fantasy Tip: Megatron ($7,100, 14.2% of cap) should be just fine and has a great opportunity against the weak Raiders corners. Stacking him with Matthew Stafford on FantasyScore is a fine strategy. Bell ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) is part of a frustrating three-headed monster of a backfield, but this could be the week to use him as a sleeper against a top-10 fantasy matchup against the run.

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