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Number 10
04-13-2007, 06:14 PM
We just signed former Lions DT Marcus Bell, anything you could tell me about him?

detroit4life
04-13-2007, 06:16 PM
well he got cut because he didnt want to work all that hard for marinelli i believe but overall he's a decent player nothing to blow u away

asmitty45
04-13-2007, 06:23 PM
hes a solid rotational DT, addresses one of your needs so you should be happy about this signing

Number 10
04-13-2007, 07:24 PM
Anything about his strength and weaknesses? A good run defender I'm assuming?

Notredameleo
04-13-2007, 07:25 PM
Good but not great player, poor attitude.

Number 10
04-13-2007, 07:39 PM
Does he clog running lanes? Take on double teams? Able to control two gap responsibilites?

Notredameleo
04-13-2007, 07:53 PM
Hes a big guy who will take up space, so he can clog a lane. I have no idea if he would be able to handle the two gap, but i would think so.

scottyboy
04-14-2007, 03:48 PM
can he push back a center or guard (pass rushing) so that teams dont double osi/strahan?

WMD
04-14-2007, 04:34 PM
If you don't like Rod Marinelli, why would you sign on to play for Tom Coughlin?

detroit4life
04-14-2007, 05:42 PM
yea i was kinda surprised since these coaches have similar morals when it comes to hard work

Notredameleo
04-14-2007, 06:07 PM
That is a really good question, b/c you know that its hitler then Coughlin, so who knows why he signed with them!!

detroit4life
04-14-2007, 06:39 PM
mayb he didnt get any other offers

LionSmack
04-14-2007, 07:04 PM
It's really hard to say exactly what Bell's big strengths or weaknesses were, because honestly I can barely remember noticing him at all. He's pretty big and takes up space, I guess, but I can't think of any great plays he ever made here. He was the 4th DT here, and on this team if you can't get higher than #4 on the depth chart, you're pretty bad.