Posts Tagged ‘Joique Bell’

Joique Bell Turned Down Pay Cut to Stay with Lions

The Lions provided Joique Bell an opportunity to stay with the team, presumably at a reduced salary but hwe wasn’t interested, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. “The NFL is a crazy business,” Bell told reporters Saturday night. “You never know. The Lions made me an offer. I thought I did what was best for my […]

Lions Dump Running Back Joique Bell

Lions general manager Bob Quinn made his first significant roster cut this offseason, releasing running back Joique Bell on on Tuesday, Justin Rogers of Mlive reports. Bell, a Benton Harbor native who played his college ball at Wayne State, found his way to the Lions’ roster at the end of the 2011 season when he […]

Joique Bell Says He Will Run for Over 1200 Yards in 2015

Joique Bell is so confident about this season, in fact, that he’s predicting he’ll become the second Detroit Lions running back to eclipse 1,000 rushing yards since 2004 — and then some. “I’m going to rush for over 1,200 yards,” Bell told Kyle Meinke of MLive.com. “That’s the minimum. If I do less than that, […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Lions at Falcons In London

Matt Ryan has dominated the Lions over the years, but 2014 could finally be the time that Detroit shuts him down as the Lions and Falcons do battle in London Sunday. Ryan is 3-0 against the Lions with a 108.5 rating, but the Falcons are reeling at 2-5, and the Lions are sky-high after their […]

Detroit Lions and RB Joique Bell Agree to 3-Year, $9.3 Million Deal

  Benton Harbor native and Wayne State graduate, Joique Bell wanted to remain a Detroit Lion and had no interest in playing for anyone else. Coming off of a breakout year in 2013, the Lions and Bell agreed to a three-year, $9.3 million contract Tuesday that includes $4.3 million in guaranteed money. Bell was originally […]

Owner William Clay Ford Has Passed Away

According to DetroitLions.com senior writer Tim Twentyman, owner and chairman of the Detroit Lions, Williams Clay Ford has passed away from pneumonia at the age of 88. Team president Tom Lewand has confirmed the reports and released the following statement on the news. “It is with profound sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr. Ford and extend […]

RB Joique Bell Hoping To Get Long Term Deal From Lions

Joique Bell is six weeks away from testing the open market as a restricted free agent, but the Lions running back said Wednesday, after appearing in the Broadway play “Rock of Ages,” that he hopes he doesn’t get there, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. “I understand how the business works,” Bell said. […]

Linehan Thinks Bell Could Be A Feature Back In The NFL

Outgoing Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan believes running back Joique Bell is capable of being a starting running back in the NFL according to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com. Bell,who is scheduled to be a restricted free agent this offseason, was a godsend for the Lions this past season, filling in admirably whenever star Reggie Bush […]