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 still in the healing process. I've got to make sure I don't reinjure it.”

For now he said “I'm making sure I'm confident enough to go out there and make all the proper cuts that I can completely stop when I need to with a burst and jump.”

When he returns “I'm not promising anything or saying I can do anything. I just want to help the offense.”

• The Steelers' veteran players met before practice to discuss the 0-2 start the latest in a series of such meetings that began during the offseason workouts. According to Ben Roethlisberger “It's not like a magic solution and we're going to have a talk and meeting and everything's going to be fixed. It's more about getting together and coming up with solutions and things we can bring to the team. That's the thing we should do as leaders.”