Joique Bell, RB, Lions: Fantasy Football Outlook
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Joique Bell, RB, Lions

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
RB - #18 78.49 DET Probable 5 years 27 5'11 220 @JoiqueBell

2014 Outlook: Solid/Safe Pick

Last updated on Jun-28-2014 by Mark Morales-Smith

Bell's strong play earned him substantial playing time and forced a two-back system in Detroit. Expect to see more carries (166 last year) and perhaps see the same number of receptions (53). He will split time with Reggie Bush. If Bush were to get injured (which would not be all that shocking), Bell could become a very capable RB1. The former Wayne State back has value in all formats, especially PPR. Bell is likely the league's best handcuff option for fantasy owners. He is also good enough to stick in the starting lineup every week.

Latest Update

Jul-31-14 Lions RB Joique Bell 'showing no signs of rust' after injury

Mlive is at Lions training camp and finally getting to see Detroit RB Joique Bell practicing. Reporter Justin Rogers had praise for Bell including "[Bell] missed OTAs and minicamp while recovering from knee injuries, but you wouldn't know it with the way he's started off training camp." Rogers also mentions he has 'cut and accelerated with ease' during team drills. This is good news for the Lions after they signed him to a 3 year/$9.3 million dollar contract in the offseason, which included $4.3 million guaranteed.

Fantasy Analysis:

Bell had an breakout 2013 and is expected to do the same this year. RB Reggie Bush has passing duties and Bell should be the ground-and-pound back but also has soft hands to be sprinkled into the passing game. Now that he's 100% healthy, all systems are go for him to be a RB2 with upside.

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

7/31 - Lions RB Joique Bell 'showing no signs of rust' after injury
7/29 - Lions RB Mikel Leshoure up to 242 pounds
7/9 - Lions RB Joique Bell cleared to run at full speed, feels 100 percent
7/9 - Lions teammate calls RB Theo Riddick a future Pro Bowler
7/8 - Lions RB Theo Riddick draws Darren Sproles comparison

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2013 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
2013 FFToolbox Staff Mock Draft #1
June 18th, 2013
13.12 FFToolbox - Ian Ritchie 
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #2
July 2nd 2013
14.09 Zach Law on Sports 
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #1
June 25th, 2013
13.06 DynastyLeague Football - I think Bell, not Leshoure, is the compliment to Reggie Bush in Detroit and if Bush goes down it will be Bell sees his value increase more than anyone.
2013 FFToolbox Expert Mock Draft #3
July 9th, 2013
13.06 FantasyTaz 
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