Le'Veon Bell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers expect Le'Veon Bell ban

    ESPN.com "Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell is expected to be suspended for the first two games of next season as a result of his August arrest on marijuana charges, sources told ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton. Bell and former Steelers teammate LeGarrette Blount were arrested Aug. 20 after police..." February 11

  • Colbert says Steelers must be prepared for a Le’Veon Bell suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell knows he has 15 months of probation ahead of him because he was caught driving under the influence of marijuana. But neither Bell nor the Steelers knows what the NFL will do. However, Steelers G.M. Kevin Colbert says the Steelers have to be prepared for the..." February 11

  • Steelers' Le'Veon Bell on knee: Close to 100 percent

    NFL.com "There is a legitimate argument to be made that Le'Veon Bell's knee injury cost the Pittsburgh Steelers a playoff game and a chance to make another Super Bowl. The NFL's biggest dual threat suffered a hyperextended knee injury in Week 17 that caused him to miss the Wild Card loss to the..." January 29

  • Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell wins Professional Football Writers of America Most Improved Player award

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The postseason awards are accumulating for Steelers' RB Le'Veon Bell as he was named the Most Improved Player of 2014 by the Pro Football Writers of America. The Pittsburgh Steelers had a record-breaking 2014 season, and one of the stars of the show was running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell not only..." January 17

  • Le'Veon Bell ruled out for Wild Card against Ravens

    NFL.com "The Pittsburgh Steelers turned the light out on the possibility of Le'Veon Bell playing in Saturday's Wild Card matchup with the Baltimore Ravens. The team announced Friday that it ruled out Bell, who suffered a hyperextended knee injury in Week 17. Bell told NFL Media's Aditi Kinkhabwala on..." January 02

  • Le'Veon Bell feels 'great,' but taking it day by day

    NFL.com "Le'Veon Bell walked down the hallway Wednesday with no discernible limp. He stood by his locker and said, "I feel great." Twice. But then, when the Steelers running back with the hyperextended knee was asked if that "great" meant great enough to play Saturday night, he smiled and said, "Obviously,..." December 31

  • Steelers not ruling Le'Veon Bell out Saturday vs. Ravens

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers will prepare to be without one of their best players for Saturday's wild card game against the Baltimore Ravens, but they're still holding out hope. Running back Le'Veon Bell is working out and receiving treatment after suffering a hyperextended knee in Sunday night's..." December 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    MRI did not show ligament damage to LeVeon Bell’s knee, per source. Will be difficult to play Saturday, but will depend on how Bell feels.

  • Steelers' Le'Veon Bell avoids knee ligament damage, status uncertain for playoff game

    Sporting News "Le'Veon Bell, standing on the sidelines in pain, watched a video replay of his knee injury. Thankfully, it wasn't as bad as it looked, with Reggie Nelson nailing him on the knee after a 19-yard catch. The Steelers running back hyperextended his knee, but an MRI on Monday showed no ligament..." December 29

  • Steelers RB Bell accepts plea deal in DUI, pot case

    WPIX.com "ea deal ahead of Wednesday’s court date for DUI and marijuana possession charges. Channel 11 News has learned that Bell will enter a program for first-time offenders and he’ll be on probation for 15 months. Bell was pulled over on McKnight Road in August with former Steeler LeGarrette..." December 03

  • Le'Veon Bell not worried about adding carries

    NFL.com "With LeGarrette Blount out of the Steel City, the Pittsburgh Steelers will ride on the shoulders of Le'Veon Bell. "I don't really feel pressure," Bell said, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "This is what I trained for. I didn't feel fatigued in the game or tired. As long as I continue to work..." November 20

  • Defenses adjust to limit Bell's output in Steelers offense

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "If you can't slow him down, bump him. If you can't stop him, grab him. Not many teams have found a way to stop, or even slow down, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell when it comes to catching the ball out of the backfield. So, they are bumping him and grabbing him. “I get held a lot,”..." November 13

  • Le’Veon Bell to waive preliminary hearing in pot, DUI case

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing into the marijuana and DUI charges he faces as a result of his August 20 arrest near Pittsburgh, but his lawyer said that it won’t be necessary. Attorney Robert Del Greco told the Associated Press that his client..." October 15

  • Heavier workload is ringing true for Steelers running back Bell

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Le'Veon Bell ripped off a 29-yard gain on his final carry of the first quarter in Jacksonville, exactly the kind of breakaway run the Steelers drafted him for 18 months ago. It was his 11th run of 10 yards or more this season. He didn't get the ball again until the third quarter. Bell..." October 09

  • LaDainian Tomlinson: I'd take Le'Veon Bell over any RB in the NFL

    CBSSports.com "Le'Veon Bell rushed for 147 yards on 21 carries last Sunday night against the Panthers, including an 81-yard sprint that set up a touchdown. Through three games, he has 315 yards and is averaging 5.9 yards per carry. He's been so good, in fact, that future Hall of Famer LaDainian Tomlinson, now..." September 24

  • Tomlin sees big role for Steelers' Bell

    ESPN.com "The Steelers all but made it official last Saturday when they set their 53-man roster that running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in the season opener. The Steelers only kept two other running backs, and one is a fullback (Will Johnson) while the other is a scatback (Dri..." September 03

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    Aditi Kinkhabwala @AKinkhabwala

    Fantasy alert: Mike Tomlin asked if RB LeVeon Bell could get 25 carries a game. Says: "Yeah, I think he is." #Steelers

  • CBA prevents Steelers discipline for Bell, Blount

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Good morning, A fellow who plays fantasy football asked me yesterday if I thought Le’Veon Bell would be suspended for the first game of the season. I told him no. He said that was good because he just drafted him in the fifth round for his fantasy football team. No one was interested in him,..." August 27

  • Tomlin: Steelers could suspend Bell, Blount

    ESPN.com "The Steelers could be without one or both of their top running backs when they open the regular season in two weeks against the visiting Cleveland Browns. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin reiterated Monday that Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be punished after getting arrested on marijuana..." August 26

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    Steelers will allow NFL to handle any disciplinary measures vs. Bell, Blount. Again, Goodell not likely to act in 2014. Both play tonight

  • Steelers' Bell, Blount taken into custody, admit to pot possession

    NFL.com "The Pittsburgh Steelers backfield could be facing legal trouble. Detective Brian Kohlhepp of the Ross Township, Pennsylvania Police Department confirmed to NFL Media that running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were pulled over Wednesday around 1:30 p.m. ET. They, along with an..." August 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Following the marijuana-related arrest, #Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount did travel with the team for the preseason game. Le'Veon Bell did not

  • 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

  • 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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    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

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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

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