Josh Bell (American football)

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Josh Bell
No. 11     Calgary Stampeders
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-08) January 8, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 177 lb (80 kg)
Career information
College: Baylor
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Denver Broncos
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles 34
Interceptions 0
Pass deflections 4
Stats at
Stats at

Joshua Paul Bell (born January 8, 1985 in Los Angeles, California) is a professional Canadian football cornerback for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Baylor.

Bell has also been a member of the Denver Broncos and BC Lions.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2008 NFL Draft, Bell was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent. He was released on August 30.

Denver Broncos[edit]

Bell was signed to the practice squad of the Denver Broncos on September 24, 2008. He was promoted to the active roster on October 27 after an injury to cornerback Champ Bailey. In his rookie season, Bell appeared in nine games (five starts) and recorded 34 tackles and four pass deflections. He was waived/injured and subsequently placed on injured reserve on September 4, 2009. On September 10, 2009 the Broncos reached an injury settlement with Bell and released him.[1]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On November 23, 2009, the Green Bay Packers signed Bell after losing Al Harris to a season-ending injury.[2] On August 10, 2010, Bell was placed on Injured Reserve.[3]

BC Lions[edit]

Bell signed with the BC Lions on May 22, 2012 and played with the club for two seasons. He recorded 46 tackles and one interception as a member of the Lions.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On February 12, 2014, Bell signed as a free agent with the Calgary Stampeders, reuniting him with former defensive coordinator, Rich Stubler.[4]


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