ESPN Lions reporter Mike Rothstein said Detroit "envisions" Joique Bell as the primary running back.
The Lions' website expects the team to add "speed and a big-play threat" to their running back stable in the draft.
Joique Bell (knee, Achilles) expects to be ready for OTAs.
Updating a previous item, Joique Bell underwent minor clean-up surgeries on his knee and Achilles' following the season.
Joique Bell is recovering from an undisclosed operation.
Joique Bell rushed for 43 yards on 12 carries and caught 4-of-4 targets for 42 yards in the Lions' Wild Card Round loss to the Cowboys.
Joique Bell rushed 13 times for 60 yards in the Lions' Week 17 loss to the Packers.
Joique Bell (Achilles) is listed as probable for Week 17.
Updating a previous item, the Lions listed Joique Bell (Achilles') as a full participant in Thursday's practice.
Joique Bell (Achilles') is uncertain for Sunday's game against the Packers.
Joique Bell (Achilles) was limited in Wednesday's practice.
Joique Bell rushed 13 times for 74 yards with one touchdown and caught two passes for 13 yards in Sunday's 20-14 Week 16 win at Chicago.
Lions OC Joe Lombardi conceded Joique Bell is the team's No. 1 running back, ahead of Reggie Bush.
Joique Bell rushed 15 times for 62 yards and caught four balls for 41 yards in the Lions' Week 15 win over the Vikings.