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Insider

Pecking order of Lions backfield

3/27/2013

Ever since Jahvid Best became sidelined indefinitely due to concussion issues, the Detroit Lions have been searching for a solution in the backfield. Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell showed a lot of promise in 2012, but the Lions wanted a higher-end playmaker and secured one in Reggie Bush. However, as DetroitLions.com's Tim Twentyman notes, Bush's arrival in The D doesn't mean Leshoure and Bell won't still have important roles in 2013.