Lions Beat: Joique Bell still the starter at RB - [Full Article]

Loins beat writer Justin Rogers was asked if RB Joique Bell is still the starter.

Rogers: Yes. Not only that, as long as he's healthy, I expect Bell to get the majority of carries each week.

Ameer Abdullah's start was electric, but that doesn't mean he leaps straight to the top of the depth chart.

Fantasy Impact: 

The story continued to say in an ideal world for the Lions, the starter tag won't matter. Bell, Abdullah and even Theo Riddick will form a balanced attack that keeps opponents guessing and the chains moving. That's not the ideal fantasy situation but we can at least conclude Bell gets his share of early down and short yardage carries while Abdullah sees a lot of work in the passing downs and as an electric change of pace. Abdullah's value comes in PPR leagues. The addition of Abdullah puts Riddick's role in question as well as his fantasy value. If there's an injury, Riddick will be a popular waiver pickup.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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