Joique Bell agrees to extension with Lions

The Detroit Lions have locked up running back Joique Bell for the next three seasons, according to a report from ESPN.

Bell will play the 2014 season under his RFA tender and then will have a two-year extension follow. The two years will be worth $7 million with the next three years a combined $9.3 million.

Bell is regarded as one of the NFL's top backup running backs with starting potential. Playing behind Reggie Bush, Bell carried the ball 166 times for 650 rushing yards and eight touchdowns.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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