Joique Bell, RB, Lions
|RB - #34||89.97||DET||Questionable||5 years||29||5'11||220||@JoiqueBell|
2015 Outlook: Bust (overvalued)Last updated on Aug-20-2015 by Shawn Childs
When I look at Bell's stats from 2014, I wonder if he is part of the solution or part of the problem. The Lions gave him 223 carries last year, which led to only 3.9 YPC. He matched that average in 2013. Over the past three years, Joique has registered 139 catches while gaining 9.7 yards per catch. He'll enter 2015 with this backfield's best resume, solid pass-catching skills and possible value at the goal line, but Bell is coming off minor surgeries on both knees and an Achilles tendon. His lack of health this spring may leave him out of shape once training camp beings. His current price point is based on him getting 200-plus touches and having value in the passing game and at the goal line (ADP of 47 as the 18th RB taken). But Joique he has more downside than upside if Ameer proves to be the real deal. I don't think it makes sense to invest in a 29-year-old back with low upside and injury issues. Bell is on my 'avoid' list as I'm looking for a difference maker with upside to be my RB2.
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell
FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors9/1 - Lions RB Joique Bell is still the RB1 in Detroit
8/31 - Lions RB Joique Bell activated from PUP list
8/30 - Lions RB Joique Bell is 'in good shape right now'
8/27 - Lions RB Ameer Abdullah is fine with being part of a committee
8/25 - Lions RB Joique Bell says he expects 'to come into the season healthy'
8/24 - Lions RB Joique Bell still not practicing, will be in committee upon return
8/11 - Lions RB Joique Bell nearing a return to action
8/8 - Lions RB Joique Bell says the team will run more this season
8/7 - Lions RB Joique Bell is 'progressing nicely'
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2014 Mock Draft Results
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
|5.03||FFToolbox - A split backfield doesn't score me. Bell was ridiculously productive last year and should only improve.|
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