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Joique Bell a terrific closer for Lions

Updated: November 15, 2012, 12:33 PM ET
By Matt Bishop | Special to espnW

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Usually the closer role is something you hear of in baseball.

The Detroit Lions are looking to bring it to football, and they've already found the man for the job.

Three months ago, Joique Bell was a virtual unknown. Now the bruising 5-foot-11, 220-pound running back is making his mark as the Lions' go-to guy late in games.

Bell has averaged 5.2 yards a carry and 12 yards a reception in the ...

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