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Week 2 vs. DET
Rushing: 4 / 0 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Not only did Mike Bell amass precisely zero yards on four attempts, but he was also responsible for falling into the back of Jason Peters leg, causing the massive tackle to fall backwards and tweak his ankle. Thankfully, Peters was fine and returned but the same can't be said for the usefulness of Bell. With McCoy's no-hitter-esque of a rushing performance against the Lions, there's nothing really to see here with Bell, so move along...
Week 3 vs. JAX
Rushing: 5 / 14 / 0
Mike Bell had just a few rushes in Week 3 against Jacksonville, picking up a modest 14 total yards. Bell had one decent run for nine yards up the middle in the opening quarter but the other four runs were very forgettable. Bell could be sliding downward on the depth chart as the Eagles added Joique Bell to the roster this week.
Week 4 vs. WAS
Rushing: 3 / 6 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 5 / 0 on 2 targets
Mike Bell was used sparingly once again for the Eagles, rushing three times in the first half for two yards on each attempt. He caught one short pass that he fumbled and then recovered in the third quarter.
Week 5 vs. SF
Rushing: 4 / 8 / 0
It is a good thing for Philadelphia that LeSean McCoy was able to go, as Mike Bell did not look good as the second rusher against San Francisco. Bell ran the ball four times for a scant eight yards and a "long" of three yards. If McCoy misses time this year, do not expect much from Bell.
Week 6 vs. PIT
Rushing: 2 / 3 / 0
Bell is clearly Hillis' backup at this point. It remains to be seen if he'll get more carries as he gets further transitioned into the Browns' offensive gameplans and practices. Due to Mangini's history with running backs, it's nearly impossible to predict the carries split, but Hillis is clearly the better player (and looked that way despite playing hurt).
Week 7 vs. NO
Rushing: 5 / -3 / 0
The Harrison for Bell trade seems worse and worse for the Browns by the minute. Bell just doesn't look very good, and this offense would be in serious trouble if Hillis gets injured. Bell showed nothing in this game, and is not part of the gameplan for Cleveland.
Week 9 vs. NE
Rushing: 6 / 7 / 0
Bell could never get a handle on this game and was used largely just to spell Hillis it seemed. Bell was far less productive running the ball for the Browns and was a lot easier to bring down by defenders. As a result, Hillis was being given most of the workload even deep into the 4th quarter of a well decided game.
Week 12 vs. CAR
Rushing: 2 / 14 / 0
Bell got a few carries to give Hillis a blow, and even made a nice sharp cut upfield to get a solid gain, but he is backup/handcuff material and nothing more.
Week 16 vs. BAL
Rushing: 7 / 27 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 48 / 0 on 2 targets
Mike Bell looked a lot fresher than Peyton Hillis and ran well when he entered the game. Bell had a run where he looked dead to rights in the backfield but somehow slipped away with a spin move and gained four yards on a play that should have resulted in nothing. Bell made a nice catch in the flat in the 2nd quarter that turned into a 28 yard gain as he rumbled up the sideline.
Week 17 vs. PIT
Rushing: 5 / 14 / 0
Receiving: 4 / 14 / 0 on 5 targets
Bell was used early in the game as the "3rd-Down/no-huddle" back. Much like the rest of his teammates, he did very little with his work, though, as Cleveland struggled to move the ball. Bell's role on next year's Cleveland team (or any other in case he's not retained on the roster) is hard to determine. Two years ago, he was the short-yardage specialist on the Saints' Super Bowl-winning team. This season, he was used more in the 3rd-down role to supplement Hillis. Bell seems to be a role player regardless --- it's just a matter of what that role will be.