Le'Veon Bell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers rookie running back Bell shines in clutch

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Running back Le'Veon Bell walked onto storied Lambeau Field on Sunday with a chip on his shoulder. He said all week that he wanted to prove the Steelers were right to opt for him instead of Green Bay's Eddie Lacy in the second round of the NFL Draft. The Michigan State product delivered his..." December 23

  • Mike Tomlin: Le'Veon Bell was 'easy' pick over Eddie Lacy

    NFL.com "Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has given Offensive Rookie of the Year candidate Eddie Lacy some extra motivation leading up to Sunday's game in Green Bay. At Tuesday's news conference, Tomlin said it was "an easy decision for me" to select Le'Veon Bell over fellow running back Lacy at..." December 17

  • Steelers players, coaches put their trust in Bell

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "When the Steelers drafted running back Le'Veon Bell in the spring, offensive coordinator Todd Haley saw a player who was capable of playing on every down. In addition to his power-back running skills, Bell was a quality receiver and capable of picking up blitzing linebackers, a must to play on..." December 07

  • Le'Veon Bell wants to play Sunday

    ESPN.com "A violent goal-line collision in a 22-20 loss to the Ravens left Le'Veon Bell concussed, but the Steelers' rookie running back did some running Monday and is hopeful of playing Sunday against the visiting Dolphins. "I'm going to take it day by day and see where we're at," Bell said. "The goal..." December 03

  • Roethlisberger points to running game progress

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers are 19th in total offense and 31st in rushing yet Ben Roethlisberger is seeing progress on a weekly basis. He especially likes what he saw of rookie running back Le'Veon Bell in his NFL debut. “I'm not going to say he was Adrian Peterson” Roethlisberger said. “But he showed me..." October 09

  • Le'Veon Bell's return should boost Steelers' running game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "They have more -- and more distinct -- phone booths in London than they do in Pittsburgh so maybe Le'Veon Bell can be the one to emerge from one Sunday to save the season for the Steelers. After all Mike Tomlin did not warn Steelers fans that Bell would not step out of a phone booth wearing a..." September 26

  • Le'Veon Bell may start on Sunday, Ben unsure of what to expect

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mike Tomlin said rookie halfback Le'Veon Bell looks ready to play his first game and might start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings in London. Pardon quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if he does not get too excited about the news. "We are excited about watching him be a full participant this..." September 25

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Huge news for Steelers team is now planning to play RB Le'Veon Bell this week. Progressed faster than they thought.

  • Steelers' RB Le'Veon Bell back on the field

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Tight end Heath Miller (knee) was a full practice participant Wednesday for the first time all season and running back Le'Veon Bell also worked for the first time since spraining his right foot Aug. 19. The second-round draft pick is eager to get back but said “I don't want to rush it. ... I'm..." September 19

  • Steelers' Bell could miss a month with injury

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers could be out with Le'Veon Bell their projected starting running back for considerably longer than expected. Bell has a rare midfoot sprain that's being classified as a Lisfranc injury a source told the Tribune-Review on Wednesday morning and the team is now hoping to have him..." September 11

  • Miller, Bell not ready to rejoin banged-up Steelers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "As the Steelers keep losing players — three starters in their season opener alone — it doesn't appear as if they're ready yet to welcome back two key starters. Tight end Heath Miller will return to team work this week for the first time since late last season but coach Mike Tomlin still isn't..." September 10

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    James C Wexell @jimwexell

    Le'Veon Bell: I'm goinng to try to be back for week 2 but I'm not making promises.

  • Bell's foot sprain not that severe

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday that rookie running back Le'Veon Bell has a mid-foot sprain in his right foot but the injury is not as severe as initially feared and he is "optimistic and encouraged" how Bell's foot has responded. Tomlin said Bell would not play in a preseason game..." August 23

  • Le'Veon Bell out six weeks with ligament tear in foot

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers bypassed Alabama's Eddie Lacy in the draft this year because of his history of injuries even though many scouts rated him the best halfback available. Instead they selected halfback Le'Veon Bell in the second round after his workhorse career at Michigan State where he played 40..." August 22

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    James C Wexell @jimwexell

    Tomlin: Bell has mid-foot sprain. We are encouraged. It won't be surgically repaired. Out for this week. That is encouraging news.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Steelers say Le'Veon Bell will not play this weekend. Team is awaiting results of second opinion and final diagnosis.

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Steelers believe Le'Veon Bell has Lis Franc injury they r hoping will not require surgery but won't be sure until he gets it double checked

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Doctors are projecting 6-8 week absence for #Steelers rookie RB Le'Veon Bell with a Lissfranc injury. Hopeful rest will allow him to return

  • Steelers believe Le’Veon Bell has Lisfranc injury

    Pro Football Talk "We already knew that the Steelers were waiting for a second opinion on running back Le’Veon Bell’s injured right foot before determining how long of “a while” he’d be out of the lineup. Now a pair of reports shed some light on what’s worrying the Steelers. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports and Ian..." August 21

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    #Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's injury to right foot not as significant as teammate Matt Spaeth's Lisfranc.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    RB Le'Veon Bell will undergo MRI today on mid-foot injury he suffered Mon night. Mid-foot injuries sometimes turn out to be Lisfranc.

  • Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell aggravates knee

    ESPN.com "Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell aggravated his left knee Thursday according to coach Mike Tomlin. Bell was hit by a teammate during a non-contact drill. It appeared that Bell thought the play was finished when he was taken down. Tomlin said Bell will be evaluated..." August 15

  • RB's Le'Veon Bell, Isaac Redman listed as co-starters for Steelers

    NFL.com "The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't known for throwing rookies into the fire but Le'Veon Bell is a different story. Bell and Isaac Redman were listed as co-starters at running back on the team's unofficial depth chart Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Wednesday. The designation..." August 14

  • Rookie RB Bell sits with knee soreness

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Mike Tomlin wanted to see rookie running back Le'Veon Bell perform with the first team during Saturday's first preseason game. But the Steelers' coach would rather see Bell healthy. Tomlin unexpectedly scratched Bell from the lineup because of a sore knee that has been bothering Bell for the..." August 11

  • Steelers look to debut rookie RB Bell tonight

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "A new era that harkens back to an old one could begin at Heinz Field tonight when the Steelers play the New York Giants in their first exhibition game. They hope to re-introduce their ground game with a new back flashing a familiar style behind a new blocking scheme. Rookie halfback Le'Veon..." August 10

  • Rookie Bell to run with starters in Steelers' preseason game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Coach Mike Tomlin said his starters will probably play approximately 10 to 12 snaps when the Steelers open their preseason Saturday night against the New York Giants at Heinz Field and one of those starters could be rookie running back LeVeon Bell. "Don't be surprised if you see Le'Veon getting..." August 08

  • Rookie running back Bell vows to protect Big Ben

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Le'Veon Bell could be the best running back on the Steelers' roster, and the rookie has yet to take a snap with shoulder pads on, let alone one in an NFL game. So you would figure it would be only a matter of time before Bell races up the depth chart past lesser pedigree running backs..." June 16

  • Rookies Bell, Jones could start for Steelers if they can learn systems

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "They're being called perfect fits. Jarvis Jones, college football's best pass rusher, and a Steelers defense in desperate need of a pressure-the-passer presence. Le'Veon Bell, the Big Ten's most prolific running back, and a Steelers offense that had its second-lowest rushing output since..." June 08