The knock on Bell is that Michigan St. has over used him. Meaning that he already has taken a lot of hits and punishment on his body and is not expected to have a long career in the NFL. Greg Cosell said that Bell can come in and help a team right away, but don't expect him to be available 5 years down the road.
If we got 5 good years, and get him in the 3rd round, I will be titillated. Average length of career for NFL RB is 2.something years. Getting Bell for 5 good years would be excellent. I'd take it. How many backs drafted higher than he will last less time than 5 years? Lots.