Instant Debate: Breakout stars
Bell will be counted on to help protect quarterback Cam Newton, the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2011.
"He played pretty doggone well last year," Rivera said of Bell. "We were one of the top scoring teams in the league last year with him in there at right tackle. We think a year of experience bodes well for him and he'll continue to grow."
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