Le'Veon Bell news, rumors and stats

 

Le'Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers
Running Back

Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 225

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

Steelers | No timetable for Le'Veon Bell

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:08:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said there is no timetable for RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) but the team wants him to be 100 percent for the start of the 2017 season.

Fantasy Tip: Bell probably will not do much during offseason workouts and could be limited during training camp but should be fine for Week 1. Bell is one of the top running backs in the NFL when he is healthy and will be a first-round pick in all fantasy drafts.

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

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell has surgery

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:02:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) had surgery Monday, March 13, to repair a core muscle. Recovery time is generally in six weeks.

Fantasy Tip: Bell is a stud in fantasy, but he just has to find a way to stay healthy. If he's no longer the top back in PPR leagues, he's not far from it.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell fine with playing under tag

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:05:41 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell said he would be open to playing under the franchise tag tender next season because he believes the team has the players to win the Super Bowl.

Fantasy Tip: Bell will be with the Steelers for at least one more year and has a few months to work on a long-term deal with the team. He will continue to be a focal point on offense for the Steelers and will be a must-start option in all leagues.

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

Steelers | Pitt, Le'Veon Bell talking long-term deal

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:45:58 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers are heavily involved in negotiations on a long-term deal, according to a source. Terms of the possible deal were not disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: Don't be surprised if Bell becomes the highest paid running back in the NFL. In seasons in which Bell has played at least 12 games, he has averaged 1,786.0 total yards and 9.3 total touchdowns. Bell deserves to be one of the first few players, maybe even the first player, taken in fantasy drafts this year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Aditi Kinkhabwala

Steelers | No decision on Le'Veon Bell surgery

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:31:14 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) still has not decided whether he will undergo groin surgery and will need to make a decision in the near future. Bell recently had a second opinion on his groin injury.

Fantasy Tip: Earlier reports indicated that Bell is not expected to need surgery, so owners should keep an eye on the situation. Bell probably would not be on the field until training camp if he needs surgery but likely would be ready for the 2017 season. Bell should be a first round pick in all leagues if he is healthy and could be an option for the first overall pick.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Joe Rutter

Steelers | More on Le'Veon Bell's franchise tag

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:17:35 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell was given the exclusive franchise tag Monday, Feb. 27, meaning he cannot negotiate with other teams. The tag will earn Bell at least $12 million for 2017.

Fantasy Tip: As has been stated previously, Bell should be one of the first players taken in fantasy drafts in 2017 as long as he is healthy. The Steelers could rely on him even more if they feel Ben Roethlisberger is regressing.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Steelers | Le'Veon Bell tagged

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:01:11 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell received the franchise tag Monday, Feb. 27, as expected, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: No surprise here. Bell could end up being a Steeler for the remainder of his career. He's one of the most skilled running backs in football and should be one of the first running backs, and players, taken in fantasy drafts this year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | Tag likely for Le'Veon Bell

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:11:03 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent RB Le'Veon Bell is expected to receive the franchise tag before the franchise tag deadline Wednesday, March 1.

Fantasy Tip: There's no way the Steelers are going to let their star running back leave Pittsburgh. Look for Bell to play this year under the tag while both sides hammer out a long-term deal. Bell should be one of the first three to five players taken in fantasy drafts as long as he's healthy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | Not much progress between PIT Le'Veon Bell

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:47:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent RB Le'Veon Bell has not made much progress in contract talks with the Steelers and likely will receive the franchise tag if the two sides are not able to reach an agreement before the deadline.

Fantasy Tip: Bell should be with the Steelers for at least one more year and should continue to be a focal point in their offense. He likely will be a top five pick in all fantasy leagues and will be a weekly starting option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

Steelers | No surgery for Le'Veon Bell

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:43:25 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) is not scheduled to undergo groin surgery at this time even though he met with doctors after the season, according to a source. Bell probably would have had surgery by now if it was necessary.

Fantasy Tip: Bell likely will rehab the injury during the offseason and could be limited during workouts but should be fine for training camp. He probably will receive the franchise tag from the Steelers or sign a long-term contract. He continues to be one of the best running backs in the NFL and should be a weekly starting option in fantasy leagues.

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

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