Sep 9, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) celebrates with Joique Bell after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the St. Louis Rams at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-US Presswire

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Former Wayne State star Joique Bell pushes forward for Lions
Josh Katzenstein – Detroit News

As cut day approached, Joique Bell was on the bubble, widely considered one of the last choices to make the Lions’ 53-man roster.

After four games, though, Bell has more than secured his roster spot and has become one of the Lions’ most effective offensive weapons, especially late in games.

Detroit Lions May Have Finally Found Their Feature Back in Leshoure
Rob Starrs – The Detroit Sports Site

The Detroit Lions have dropped two tough games in a row, but there is a bright spot in the losses and his name is Mikel Leshoure.

Detroit Lions rookie wide receiver Ryan Broyles still waiting patiently for his shot
Justin Rogers – MLive.com

Ryan Broyles’ NFL career is off to a slow start, but it’s unreasonable to suggest that was unexpected.

The rookie wide receiver out of Oklahoma was selected in second round of the 2012 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions, but after tearing his ACL in a game last November, everyone knew his acclimation would be a slow progression.

Lions struggles a passing phase?
Carlos Monarrez – Detroit Free Press

The Lions certainly have enough talent. They know how to win. Most of their yardage numbers are better than last season at this point. They have a good mix of veteran and young players.

So why aren’t teams feeling them?

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