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Le'Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers
Running Back

Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 244

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2013PIT132448603.5280453998.870028912591
Average:2448604804539990028912591
Total:2448604804539990028912591

Steelers | Slimmer Le'Veon Bell running well

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:19:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell lost 20 pounds in the offseason, and he credits better conditioning for allowing him to make explosive plays like his 81-yard run in Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: Bell torched the vaunted Carolina defense for 147 yards on 21 carries in Week 3, and his 461 yards from scrimmage are the most in the NFL. He is the workhorse of a revitalized Pittsburgh rushing attack, and with the Steelers facing a Tampa Bay team that may be the worst in the NFL in Week 4, Bell could be a nice piece to build a lineup around at FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Jim Corbett

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell piles up yards

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:30:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell tallied 107 total yards in the team's Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 11, rushing 11 times for 59 yards and catching five passes for 48 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Pittsburgh fell behind and had to abandon the run, but Bell's versatility as a pass-catcher still allowed him to salvage a decent game. More importantly, the first two weeks of the season suggest that LeGarrette Blount is not going to a major factor in the backfield. Bell could have a tough time against a stout Carolina defense in Week 3, but he is worth considering as a starting running back in FantasyScore whenever he has a decent matchup.

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Steelers | Steelers top skill players probable

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:27:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury), RB Le'Veon Bell (non-injury), WR Antonio Brown (non-injury), WR Markus Wheaton (non-injury) and TE Heath Miller (non-injury) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and are listed as probable for Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: All five players were receiving some time off because of the short week. All will be able to play and could be used in all fantasy leagues.

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Steelers | Steelers starters return to full practice

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:34:17 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (non-injury), WR Antonio Brown (non-injury) and QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury) practiced in full Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Fantasy Tip: All three were given a little rest with a limited practice yesterday in the midst of a short week. They will play in Week 2 against the Baltimore Ravens Thursday night. Start all three as you normally would.

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Steelers | Le'Veon Bell limited in practice

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:08:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (non-injury related) was listed as a limited participant for practice Monday, Sept. 8. The team is required to release an injury report for their Week 2 game Thursday, Sept. 11, against the Baltimore Ravens, even though they did not officially take the practice field Monday.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Jason Butt

Steelers | Big role for Le'Veon Bell?

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:11:40 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell will not have his role reduced much this season, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. When asked if he could see Bell getting 20 to 25 touches a game this season, Tomlin said, "I think we drafted him with that in mind."

Fantasy Tip: Bell is going to share time in the backfield with LeGarrette Blount this year, but it sounds like Tomlin still plans on giving Bell a bulk of the touches. Fantasy owners should feel comfortable drafting Bell as a RB2, especially in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Scott Brown

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell unlikely to sit

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:27:32 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell will not be suspended or rendered inactive by the team following his preseason arrest. The collective bargaining agreement doesn't allow the team to suspend players for violations of the drug policy.

Fantasy Tip: Bell could ultimately face a suspension from the league, but that is unlikely to take place this season. Bell is a mid-to-low RB1 in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell will play

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:14:38 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RBs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will play in the team's final preseason game against the Carolina Panthers, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Starters normally don't play in the final preseason game, perhaps indicating this could be part of the punishment the two face for being charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana. Bell and Blount are still awaiting a decision on possible suspensions.

Fantasy Tip: The decision on a suspension should come any day now, though it may only be for a game or two if there is indeed a suspension issued.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell status

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:41:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RBs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount could still face a suspension from the team, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Bell and Blount were recently charged with driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.

Fantasy Tip: Keep tabs on this situation. If the two are suspended, it probably won't be for very long. Bell remains an RB2 option with RB1 upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Scott Brown

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell starts

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:45:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell started against the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night as he waits for a possible suspension after being charged for driving under the influence and marijuana possession.

Fantasy Tip: Bell remains a low-end RB1 to high-end RB2 unless he does receive a suspension.

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