Lions re-signed exclusive rights free agents RB Joique Bell, FB/RB Shaun Chapas and S Ricardo Silva.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz insists Joique Bell and Mikel Leshoure will remain a part of the offense in 2013 despite the signing of Reggie Bush.
Joique Bell said he expects to be used extensively in the passing game again next season.
Joique Bell rushed twice for six yards in Detroit's Week 17 loss to the Bears, adding only two catches for 19 yards.
Joique Bell totaled 83 yards in the Lions' Week 16 loss to the Falcons.
Joique Bell rushed for 24 yards on seven carries and caught two passes for 13 yards in Week 15 against the Cardinals.
Joique Bell rushed 12 times for 49 yards in Detroit's Week 14 loss to the Packers, adding five catches for 47 yards.
OC Scott Linehan said Joique Bell is earning more touches weekly.
Joique Bell rushed seven times for 81 yards and caught three passes for 21 yards in the Lions' Week 13 loss to the Colts.
Kevin Smith played more snaps than Joique Bell for the second consecutive game in Week 12.
Joique Bell rushed five times for 47 yards with a touchdown in the Lions' Week 12 overtime loss to the Texans.
Joique Bell rushed one time for four yards and was held to just reception for five yards versus the Packers in Week 11.
Joique Bell was limited to one carry for four yards but caught seven passes for 44 yards in the Lions' Week 10 loss to Minnesota.
Coach Jim Schwartz continues to rave about the play of Joique Bell.