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Lions Ink RB Joique Bell Off Saints Practice Squad

The Lions have signed running back Joique Bell off the Saints’ practice squad, Tim Twentyman of reports.

The Saints signed Bell off the Eagles’ practice squad before the start of the 2010 playoffs. Bell led the Saints with 182 rushing yards in the 2011 preseason and opened the season on the 53-man roster.

Waived and re-signed to the practice squad in Week 3, Bell had been earning $10,000 per week, well above the weekly minimum of $5,700 practice squad players typically make.

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