Le'Veon Bell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers' Bell donates $750K to install turf at his old high school

    Arizona Sports "Future NFL players that come out of Groveport Madison High School in Ohio will have current Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell to thank for the support. Bell will have contributed to what’s under those players’ feet, after all. The alum donated $750,000 for his high school..." May 25

  • Roethlisberger laments Le’Veon Bell’s absence from OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell currently doesn’t have a contract. Which means that he can’t, absent a rarely-used (by veteran players) letter of protection, participate in offseason workouts. That hasn’t stopped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from publicly lamenting Bell’s absence. “I’m..." May 24

  • Le’Veon Bell Says His Songs Are Better Than Any Other Athlete's

    Complex "Eric Dickerson knows a thing or two when it comes to football. The Hall of Famer recently called Le’Veon Bell the best running back in the NFL, and although many Dallas Cowboys fans may disagree, it’s pretty hard to argue with the famous No. 29. Bell is one of the only “complete” running backs in..." April 25

  • Le’Veon Bell confirms contract talk was an April Fool’s Day joke

    Pro Football Talk "On April 1, Pittsburgh running back Le’Veon Bell was threatening to sit out the season if the Steelers don’t give him the long-term contract he’s looking for. On April 2, he’s not. After tweeting multiple times on April Fool’s Day that he was serious about sitting out the season if that’s what..." April 02

  • Le’Veon Bell’s latest April Fool’s Day gag: Threatening to sit out the season

    Pro Football Talk "On April 1 of 2016, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell announced his retirement. On April 1 of 2017, Bell offered up a slightly more plausible April Fool’s Day gag. He declared that he’ll sit out the season in lieu of signing the franchise tag. And, unlike most, he literally used the term..." April 01

  • Le’Veon Bell long-term contract will be addressed after draft

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers would love to get running back Le’Veon Bell signed to a long-term deal, but it’s not going to be addressed until after the 2017 NFL Draft. General manager Kevin Colbert addressed the media Sunday and said draft preparation is “more urgent business,” per Joe Rutter of the..." March 26

  • Steelers GM wants Bell '100 percent' healthy, not setting timetable for return

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell had core muscle surgery on March 13, but the team doesn't appear motivated to rush him back. On Sunday, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Bell is without a timetable for return as he continues the rehabilitation process. "Our goal is..." March 26

  • Wisconsin school officials don’t want Le’Veon Bell at their prom

    Post-Crescent "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, who agreed to attend a Waukesha fan's prom as part of a Twitter bet, will be on hand for its opening ceremonies, the fan and her family said Thursday. But he's barred from the dance itself, according to district policy, because he is too old and..." March 17

  • Le'Veon Bell agrees to take girl to prom after losing Twitter bet

    Land of 10 "Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell is obviously no longer in high school. But it seems he may be going back for at least one night. The former Michigan State star agreed to a Twitter bet and lost — even after raising the stakes. A fan tweeted at Bell on Saturday, asking if he would go to prom..." March 13

  • Le'Veon Bell undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell underwent surgery after all. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Pittsburgh Steelers' running back had surgery Monday to fix a core muscle injury, according to a source informed of the procedure. The normal timeline for recovery is approximately six weeks. Bell posted..." March 13

  • Le’Veon Bell continues to admit to hidden injury

    Pro Football Talk "Eight years ago, the NFL didn’t really want to fine the Jets for hiding quarterback Brett Favre’s arm injury down the stretch of the 2008 campaign. As one source with knowledge of the dynamics explained it to PFT at the time, the NFL had to take action because Favre kept talking about it. Fast..." March 05

  • Le’Veon Bell claims Steelers would have beaten Patriots if he were healthy

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell just received the exclusive franchise tag and is in negotiations for a mega long-term deal to stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers. So why is the tailback living in the past? On Friday, Bell took to ESPN's First Take of all places to rehash Pittsburgh's disappointing defeat to the..." March 04

  • Le'Veon Bell 'I'm Optimistic About Long-Term Deal with Steelers'

    TMZ "Le'Veon Bell says he is working with the Steelers on a long-term deal ... and tells TMZ Sports he's confident something the two sides can work something out before the deadline. Bell appeared on the "TMZ Sports" TV show on FS1 this week and admitted he has mixed feelings about being hit with..." March 03

  • Report: Steelers In “Heavy” Negotiations With Le’Veon Bell

    Steelers Depot "Bit of surprising and interesting news around Le’Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers this evening. NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala just tweeted out the team and Bell’s agents are heavy into a long-term deal. It’s interesting timing to hear this. Kevin Colbert recently told Bob Labriola and..." March 02

  • Steelers place franchise tag on Pro Bowl RB Le’Veon Bell

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t letting Pro Bowl running back Le’Veon Bell hit the free-agent market. The Steelers placed the franchise tag on the 25-year-old on Monday, according to multiple reports. Bell had another spectacular season that was cut short by injury in 2016. He ran for 1,268..." February 27

  • Will the Steelers use the transition tag on Le’Veon Bell?

    Pro Football Talk "Although the question of whether the Vikings cut running back Adrian Peterson won’t affect the amount of the franchise tag applicable to Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, there’s another development that will: Not using the franchise tag at all. The Steelers could opt to use the transition..." February 25

  • What will the NFL do about Le’Veon Bell’s undisclosed groin injury?

    Pro Football Talk "One week after the Seahawks admitted that they hid cornerback Richard Sherman’s knee injury, the Steelers admitted that they hid running back Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury. With the NFL inexplicably choosing to give the Seahawks a pass as to Sherman nearly a week ago, the question becomes what the..." February 19

  • Why receiving the franchise tag might be a blessing for Le'Veon Bell

    CBS Sports "An NFL player coming off a successful season when his contract expires is in an enviable position. It typically paves the way for a massive payday. Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh took advantage of the Lions’ inability to franchise him because of the exorbitant cost to get what was close to elite..." February 17

  • Steelers have 'no reservations' about signing Bell to long-term deal

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert on Thursday said that a contract extension with superstar wide receiver Antonio Brown is the team's top priority this season, per Dale Lolley of the Observer-Reporter. Colbert also said that the team has opened negotiations with Brown, according..." February 16

  • Le’Veon Bell will release rap album on March 1

    Houston Chronicle "Pittsburgh Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell, known in the rap game as "Juice," is set to release a new album, "Post Interview," on March 1. Exactly one year after he released his mixtape "The Interview," the two-time Pro Bowler will release his first LP. Bell records his own music,..." February 16

  • Le'Veon Bell honored for being a road warrior

    Steelers "Le’Veon Bell was selected as the winner of Courtyard’s Greatness on the Road Award, presented at the NFL Honors Award show. Bell was honored for his record-setting performance against the Buffalo Bills in Week 14. The award is presented to a player who demonstrates the best performance in a..." February 05

  • Le'Veon Bell Drops ANOTHER Skip Bayless Diss ... I'm Comin' At Your Neck!

    TMZ "Le'Veon Bell says he doesn't care that Skip Bayless thinks Ezekiel Elliott is a better RB ... he's PISSED that Bayless doesn't think they're in the same class ... and he's firing ANOTHER shot at the FS1 host. Bell dropped a diss track called "Shrimp Bayless" earlier this week -- and Skip..." February 02

  • Le'Veon Bell still determining need for groin surgery

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell missed most of the Pittsburgh Steelers' loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game due to a groin injury. The running back told NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Wednesday he's still in the process of determining whether he'll need offseason surgery. "I'm..." February 01

  • Le'Veon Bell rips Skip Bayless in new diss track 'Shrimp Bayless'

    Sporting News "Le'Veon Bell probably won't be making an appearance on FS1's "Undisputed" any time soon. The Steelers star running back dropped a new diss track Monday afternoon titled "Shrimp Bayless" targeting hot-take machine Skip Bayless. The song begins with audio of Bayless and "Undisputed" partner..." January 31

  • NFL investigating Le'Veon Bell's undisclosed injury

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's injured groin has become the latest focus of an NFL investigation. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network's Conor Orr, the NFL is looking into whether the Steelers failed to properly disclose Bell's injury that limited him to just 20..." January 27

  • Steelers were aware of Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury but didn’t list it on injury report

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers might be the next team to have a one-on-one with the NFL regarding injury reports. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that the Steelers were aware of Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury ahead of the AFC title game against the Patriots. Despite their knowledge of Bell’s injury,..." January 25

  • Mike Tomlin knew about Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury

    Sportsnaut "We speculated that the Pittsburgh Steelers might be in some hot water with the league office in light of Le’Veon Bell’s admission that he dealt with a groin injury “for weeks” before it caused him to miss most of the AFC Championship Game. However, given the fact that nobody from the Steelers..." January 24

  • Did Steelers conceal Le’Veon Bell injury?

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell exited Sunday’s game with a groin injury. He admitted after the game that the he had been playing through a groin issue for weeks. If he had a “groin issue,” it hadn’t been disclosed in the team’s postseason injury reports. Prior to the Patriots game, Bell..." January 23

  • Le’Veon Bell says he’s been playing through groin injury

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell left his team's 36-17 AFC Championship Game loss to the New England Patriots in the first half Sunday with a left groin injury, and he did not return. Bell revealed after the game that he had played through a groin issue for weeks until it flared..." January 23

  • Le’Veon Bell excused from practice for “personal reasons”

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers need running back Le’Veon Bell for Sunday. Presumably, they’ll have him. On Thursday, they didn’t; Bell wasn’t at practice. Coach Mike Tomlin told reporters that Bell was excused from practice for “personal reasons.” Tomlin also said that Bell will be ready to go on Sunday at New..." January 19

  • Has Le'Veon Bell created a new rushing style?

    NFL.com "As Le'Veon Bell was slicing and dicing Miami's defense last week, CBS analyst Phil Simms christened the sinewy Steelers running back "The Great Hesitator." Bell's trademark patience has captured the football world's imagination, standing as the symbol of Pittsburgh's eight-game winning..." January 10

  • Le'Veon Bell Doesn't Just Want to Dominate the NFL. He Wants to Revolutionize It

    Bleacher Report "When the going's good, Le'Veon Bell is leading a running back revolution. The way he waits…and waits…and waits for a lane to develop behind the line of scrimmage? Poetry in motion. But here inside the Steelers locker room, teammate DeAngelo Williams bristles at that word: "revolution." Because..." January 10

  • Steelers will use franchise tag on Le’Veon Bell

    Sportsnaut "There is no way Le’Veon Bell will hit the open market this offseason, as the Pittsburgh Steelers will reportedly use the franchise tag to keep him locked up. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports the franchise will use the tag, which is set to be above $12 million for running backs in 2017. This..." January 09

  • Team MVP Le'Veon Bell hopes to stick around with Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Le’Veon Bell just picked up his second Steelers Most Valuable Player award in three years, two more than the number of playoff games in which he’s appeared. He will make his playoff debut Jan. 7 or 8, and Bell along with at least one important teammate believe that will not be his final game at..." December 29

  • Ben, Bell, Brown to not play against the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have nothing to play for on Sunday. And so three of their most important players won’t be playing. Via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell, and receiver Antonio Brown will sit out..." December 28

  • Steelers likely to sit Roethlisberger, Bell in Week 17

    Sportsnaut "With the AFC North wrapped up, the Pittsburgh Steelers can rest their starters — including quarterback Ben Roethlisberger — for Week 17’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Ed Bouchette of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette expects the Steelers to do just that. He expects Roethlisberger, as well as..." December 26

  • OBJ, Le'Veon Bell cry foul over NFL decision not to fine Ezekiel Elliott

    ESPN "Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell took to Twitter on Monday to express their surprise with the NFL's decision not to fine Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for celebrating a touchdown Sunday by jumping into a giant Salvation Army donation kettle. The..." December 20

  • Steelers expected to use franchise tag on Bell

    Larry Brown Sports "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is playing under the last year of his rookie contract, which means he is in for a massive pay day at some point in the near future. In the short-term, that may come in the form of the franchise tag. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Steelers are..." December 16

  • Le’Veon Bell, who got high and drove to airport once, says Pittsburgh can’t drive

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "“The Pittsburgh Left” is enough of a thing to have its own Wikipedia page. For anyone reading this who’s unaware that it’s something you 100 percent should not do; if you’re at a traffic light waiting to make a left, the first person at the opposite light gets to go straight before you make..." December 16

  • Steelers' Bell becoming MVP candidate

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Le'Veon Bell can be forgiven for not getting caught up in the MVP talk that has continued to build in recent days. The Steelers running back has a game Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. And since jarring hits by Bengals players ended each of his past two seasons, Bell just wants to escape..." December 15

  • Le'Veon Bell says he won't let Bengals hurt him again

    ESPN "Running back Le'Veon Bell promises to walk away from the latest clash with Vontaze Burfict and the Cincinnati Bengals with two healthy knees. Bell has suffered injuries in each of the past two matchups with Cincinnati, tearing two knee ligaments in Week 8 of last season after Burfict tackled..." December 15

  • Le'Veon Bell: No team wants to face Steelers right now

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell crashed the league's MVP party with his own personal snow festival in Buffalo, becoming the first player this season to outgain an opponent by himself. Since the Steelers began running their offense through Bell at midseason, the incredibly patient back with a trademark sinewy..." December 13

  • Le'Veon Bell breaks the Steelers' single-game record for most rushing yards

    CBS Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have had some great running backs in the 73-year history of their franchise, but never has any of them run for more yards in a single game than Le'Veon Bell did Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. On his 31st carry of the day, Bell ran 3 yards up the middle and in doing..." December 11

  • Le'Veon Bell: 'My goons' have my back after dirty play by Giants linebacker

    CBS Sports "Le'Veon Bell is one of the league's most dynamic players, and as such, he can be a source of frustration for opponents, particularly late in games. That was the case Sunday, when the Steelers running back rushed for 118 yards and had another 64 yards in receiving. The boiling point came late..." December 08

  • Le'Veon Bell ponders switching positions to receiver

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Steeler Rod Woodson transitioned from cornerback to safety and extended his career. Plenty of other corners have done the same over the years. But could a running back do the same by transitioning to receiver? Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell didn’t..." December 03