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Joique Bell 2013 Season Outlook

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Looks like he is going to challenge Leshoure for back up RB duties and we know he's dangerous out of the backfield. Seems like a solid late round flier to me.

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I liked him more than LeShoure last year. Seemed like he did more with less touches.

LeShoure - 215 carries for 798 yards; 34 receptions for 214 yards

Bell - 82 carries for 414 yards; 52 receptions for 485 yards

Bell's ypc was over a yard higher.

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He would need some injuries to be super relevant but when you have Leshoure and Bush ahead of you that's not out of the realm of possibility.

I tell you what, I'd rather draft this guy in the 14-15th round rather than someone like Daniel Thomas or Jonathan Dwyer.

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I wonder if in the end, Mikel Leshoure's role stays the same regardless and Joique becomes Bush's real handcuff since he's the same type of player.

Of course that would require the Lions to evaluate talent and whatnot...

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I agree 100% with Jason. Leshoure's role will generally remain the same, with a handful of carries going to Bush. Bush will usurp Bell's role entirely. Bell will essentially be irrelevant.

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The Pierre Thomas of Detroit

At least he's not the Kevin Smiff of Detroit...

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I agree 100% with Jason. Leshoure's role will generally remain the same, with a handful of carries going to Bush. Bush will usurp Bell's role entirely. Bell will essentially be irrelevant.

Bell will have a role this year. He's had a great offseason, played well last year, and Schwartz is really impressed with him. Not sure where the touches will come from (between bush and leshoure), but he'll get some.

http://www.detroitlions.com/news/lions-insider/article-1/Jim-Schwartz-continues-to-be-impressed-by-RB-Joique-Bell/b6f7e5f6-6b4b-4f82-a7a1-93fa87abd3da

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If Leshoure isn't more effective another year removed from his Achilles injury then only a Chan Gaileyan level of stupidity will keep Bell from becoming the 2.

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If Leshoure isn't more effective another year removed from his Achilles injury then only a Chan Gaileyan level of stupidity will keep Bell from becoming the 2.

Joique Bell >> Alicia Sacramone

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Anyone else like Bell as Bush's handcuff besides me? Feel like he came on strong at the end of last season and has impressed in camp. While Leshoure has been .... Leshoure

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Anyone else like Bell as Bush's handcuff besides me? Feel like he came on strong at the end of last season and has impressed in camp. While Leshoure has been .... Leshoure

Yes absolutely. I will be cuffing Bush with Bell. TBH I question why they even went and got Bush in the first place because I think Bell did an outstanding job last year, even between the tackles. I've read Bell lingered around the Lions facilities all off season working out and studying his play book.

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Anyone else like Bell as Bush's handcuff besides me? Feel like he came on strong at the end of last season and has impressed in camp. While Leshoure has been .... Leshoure

Yes absolutely. I will be cuffing Bush with Bell. TBH I question why they even went and got Bush in the first place because I think Bell did an outstanding job last year, even between the tackles. I've read Bell lingered around the Lions facilities all off season working out and studying his play book.

They got Bush because he's an obvious upgrade. I like bell just as much as the next guy but there is no comparing him to bush in terms of difference making and talent. He can and most likely will learn about from Bush that'll help him out.

I also cuffed Bush with him as he can step in and play a similar role if something was to happen. LeShoure is a bum and can be forgotten.

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We all know Kevin Smith is the real handcuff here when he rises from the ashes.

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for reference:

Bush went 4.08

LeShoure went 11.06

J. Bell went 13.05

2 qb, PPR 12 team draft - same owner got bush and bell in this one.

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for reference:

Bush went 4.08

LeShoure went 11.06

J. Bell went 13.05

2 qb, PPR 12 team draft - same owner got bush and bell in this one.

I was about to ask how the hell Bush went so late in PPR but I forgot to account for the 20-25 QBs that went prior to him in a 2QB format.

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Currently RB2 on the Lions...anybody see him as developing into a flier pick late? I like him off the wire, but I think that his worth will increase as the season goes on. Owens just went down with a knee injury, which should increase his value.

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Bell is a top handcuff IMO, nothing more than that. If you're a Bush owner its in your best interest to have him on your bench

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anybody see him as developing into a flier pick late?

Only in deep PPR formats. He is a very good receiver.

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Excellent handcuff for extemely cheap. Makes me a lot more comfortable drafting bush in PPR, then snagging bell near the end.

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You guys are killing me here...I got bush in a trade..and landed leshoure...now they are saying bell? Nevermind I have montee ball and moreno sitting on my bench..no room for these guys

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Were they ever saying it was Leshoure? He stinks

Some national guys started out by saying LeShoure was #2 but most Detroit guys were saying their guy is Bell is #2. For some reason, LeShoure is still ranked ahead of Bell but I think if Bush gets injured, Bell will take over 80% of his touches and Leshoure may only increase by 10% with the other 10% being strictly pass plays.

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How do you pronounce this guys name: Joy-k? Jo-kwee? Jo-icky? Is the J silent and it's just Oik?

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