AP sources: Lions retain Bell and Ogletree
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:16:35 GMT —
The Detroit Lions achieved one of their top goals this offseason, retaining Joique Bell, and kept another player to give them much-needed depth.
The Lions and Bell agreed to a $9.3 million, three-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person, who said $4.3 million of the contract is guaranteed, spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.
Detroit also agreed to a one-year deal with wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, according to another person familiar with negotiations, speaking to AP on condition of anonymity because the deal hadn't been announced.
The Lions really wanted Bell back, and can probably find a spot on the roster for Ogletree.