Le'Veon Bell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Le'Veon Bell ponders switching positions to receiver

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Steeler Rod Woodson transitioned from cornerback to safety and extended his career. Plenty of other corners have done the same over the years. But could a running back do the same by transitioning to receiver? Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell didn’t..." December 03

  • Steelers' Bell: 'I think we're still on the uprising'

    NFL.com "The Pittsburgh Steelers have put an emphatic end to their midseason doldrums, winning twice in a five-day span to reclaim first place in the AFC North. "We've been playing a lot better," All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell told NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala after Thursday night's convincing..." November 26

  • Le’Veon Bell not worried about short turnaround after busy week

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Indianapolis Colts have the worst pass defense in the NFL, which means the Steelers likely won't get the ball to running back Le'Veon Bell 36 times when the teams play Thursday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Still, offensive coordinator Todd Haley is prepared to give Bell another supersized..." November 23

  • Le’Veon Bell: Steelers stink on practice field, too

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers are not playing good football right now, and according to running back Le’Veon Bell this isn’t something that’s relegated to the games. It’s not a stretch to say the team as a whole has been among the worst in the league the past few weeks. And it’s not just about..." November 07

  • Le’Veon Bell: We can’t panic without Roethlisberger

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers won’t have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the lineup against the Patriots this weekend and his absence seems likely to stretch beyond their Week Eight bye as well. Landry Jones will start in Roethlisberger’s place, something that’s going to force the Steelers to change some of..." October 20

  • All-Pro RB Bell enjoys chances to line up as receiver in 1st game back

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "During the first quarter Sunday, Le'Veon Bell lined up in the slot. He went into motion from one side of the formation to the other. Bell ran routes from the left side. He ran routes from the right side. He started in the backfield and motioned out wide. At least early on in Bell's first..." October 04

  • Le’Veon Bell Drops New Freestyle To Celebrate His Return

    Black Sports Online "The Juice is back. Hyped to celebrate his return to the Pittsburgh Steelers — running back Le’Veon Bell just dropped a new freestyle. " October 01

  • Le'Veon Bell returns to backfield but will see lots of time as receiver

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Le'Veon Bell already was preparing to return to the Steelers backfield once his three-game suspension ended. Now that his punishment has expired, Bell is being welcomed back to other spots within the Steelers offense. Bell is prepared to be used heavily in the passing game when the Steelers..." September 29

  • Steelers' Mike Tomlin reveals how much Le'Veon Bell will play in his Week 4 return

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers went into Sunday’s game looking like serious contenders in the AFC. They left it with question marks on both sides of the ball after being walloped by Carson Wentz and the Eagles, 34-3. The running game was non-existent and the defense was on the field far too long – 34..." September 27

  • What Le'Veon Bell's return means for the running back and the Steelers

    Beaver County Times "When the Steelers host Kansas City next week they won’t have their full complement of offensive weapons -- Ladarius Green is still out for some time -- but they will have the biggest piece they’ve been missing so far. Le’Veon Bell returns this week after serving his three-game suspension for..." September 27

  • Bell returns to Steelers, vows no more off-field issues

    Penn Live "Tuning in for Pittsburgh Steelers games the way most anyone not on the team has to was at its worst for Le'Veon Bell on Sunday. The running back saw the Steelers rush for a total of 29 yards, en route to getting soundly beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-3, in the last week of his suspension..." September 26

  • Steelers Receive Exemption For Le’Veon Bell

    Pro Football Rumors "The Steelers have received a roster exemption for running back Le’Veon Bell as he makes his return from a three-game suspension, tweets team PR man Burt Lauten. Pittsburgh will need to clear a roster spot for Bell by 3pm CT Thursday. Veteran DeAngelo Williams has been the Steelers’ workhorse in..." September 26

  • Le'Veon Bell says he feels 'great' after first game action since knee injury

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's knee looked just fine in his first live action in 10 months, and he's hoping for more progress after 11 months. Yes, he's choosing to consider a positive from his looming three-game suspension for missed drug tests. Bell, who tore two ligaments in..." August 27

  • Veteran Williams gives Steelers viable option while Bell serves suspension

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "DeAngelo Williams stares curiously at those insinuating the Steelers offense will be adversely affected by the three-game suspension of running back Le'Veon Bell. The 11-year veteran is secure enough not to feel slighted by the notion that he'll be hard-pressed to adequately fill Bell's shoes...." August 23

  • Le’Veon Bell deletes video in which he admits smoking after arrest

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell posted a video on Friday in which he took responsibility for the missed drug tests that resulted in a three-game suspension. But Bell has now deleted that video. Presumably, the reason he deleted it is that he said in the video that “I haven’t smoked since..." August 20

  • Bell apologizes for suspension in deleted video

    Yahoo! Sports "Le’Veon Bell has gotten a game back from the NFL. In this day and age, that should be viewed as a major win against the league. The Pittsburgh Steelers running back had his suspension for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy reduced from four games to three, according to ESPN’s..." August 19

  • Le’Veon Bell suspension reduced from 4 games to 3

    SB Nation "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will serve a reduced suspension of three games after an appeal to the NFL, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bell was originally suspended four games for missed drug tests, but told the media that he planned to appeal and that he did not plan to miss..." August 19

  • Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: Surgically repaired right knee at full strength

    ESPN "Seven practices into training camp, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell is running and cutting without thinking about his surgically repaired knee. And he wants more. While Bell awaits the results of an appeal for a four-game suspension for missed drug tests -- he has declined..." August 06

  • Bell a full participant in team's first practice of training camp

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It was only the first practice of training camp, where eye-opening developments are typically rare. Nonetheless, an encouraging site for the Steelers was the repeated use of running back Le’Veon Bell, who participated in a full practice for the first time since his season-ending knee injury..." July 30

  • Pessimism swirls regarding Le’Veon Bell’s chances on appeal

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell has vowed to not miss any games after reportedly missing several drug tests. No, no one beyond a very small circle should have even known about the potential suspension until the appeal process had concluded. Regardless, the cat has escaped from the bag —..." July 28

  • Report: Changed phone number could have been the culprit in Le'Veon Bell missing drug test

    Behind The Steel Curtain "At this point in time, speculation is all fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have to go on, in regards to Le'Veon Bell's current situation. What we know right now is the All-Pro running back is facing a 4-game suspension, he is planning on appealing his suspension and thanks to his comment on social..." July 26

  • Here's how Le'Veon Bell has a chance to avoid a four-game suspension

    CBS Sports "Here's what we know: Le'Veon Bell is looking at a four-game suspension for reportedly missing multiple drug tests. But the Steelers running back maintains that he'll be cleared of any wrongdoing, and won't miss any time. "I'm gonna win the appeal," Bell wrote on Instagram over the weekend. "......" July 26

  • Steelers' Bell on social media: 'I am not going to miss games, trust me'

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell in June said he's never missed a drug test. Bell doubled down on that on Monday, but in a quite unassuming way. Bell, who is reportedly facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substance of Abuse for missing multiple drug..." July 25

  • Le'Veon Bell Completes Weed Probation ... Despite New Pot Drama

    TMZ "Although he's facing a 4-game suspension from the NFL for a missed drug test, Le'Veon Bell has got some GOOD weed news in his life ... 'cause he recently completed his probation from his 2014 marijuana arrest. The Pittsburgh Steelers star was charged with marijuana possession and DUI in August..." July 24

  • Steelers' Bell skipped multiple drug tests

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell claimed last month that he never missed a drug test. He reportedly missed more than one. Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network that Bell missed “several” drug tests. Bell was already in the NFL’s substance-abuse program and was suspended for the first two..." July 23

  • The Steelers will be just fine without Le’Veon Bell

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers will once again kick off a season without star running back Le’Veon Bell. Last year saw Bell serve a two-game ban for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. He then missed the final two months of the year with a knee injury. In what was some shocking news Friday..." July 22

  • Bell makes Twitter account private after suspension report

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell boasted on Twitter about passing an NFL drug test this spring. Friday, ESPN's Dan Graziano reported Bell is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's drug policy. Specifically, Bell reportedly missed a drug test." July 22

  • Le’Veon Bell faces four-game suspension, currently appealing

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers may have to start the season without running back Le’Veon Bell. Bell is facing a four-game suspension for a missed drug test, Dan Graziano of ESPN reports. Under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, players can be disciplined not only if they test positive, but also if they do not..." July 22

  • Le’Veon Bell backs away from his $15 million-per-year rap message

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell recently suggested in the lyrics of a rap song that he wants $15 million per year. Using his non-rapping voice, Bell now makes it clear there’s no magic number for his next contract. “I’m not a real greedy guy. I don’t play football just for money or things..." July 09

  • Steelers' Bell expects to be back for training camp

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell expects to be back in time for training camp as he recovers from a torn ACL and MCL incurred last November. Bell is looking to re-establish himself as one of the NFL's premier running backs in 2016. "I'm going to be ready," Bell said Saturday to..." July 09

  • Le’Veon Bell says he would ‘never’ leave Steelers

    Sportsnaut "Despite the hubbub surrounding Le’Veon Bell these days, the Pittsburgh Steelers running back is staunchly against leaving his current NFL home. At least, that’s what he told a fan, who asked if Bell was going to leave." July 06

  • Le'Veon Bell fires back at critics in new rap song

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell released a new rap song titled "Focus" on Saturday. Bell, who raps under the moniker Juice, previously recorded another song called "Rubberbandz," which was unveiled earlier this summer." July 03

  • Le’Veon Bell won’t talk contract until he’s sure his knee is good

    The Sports Daily "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, whose contract expires after the 2016 season, wants to make sure his knee is healed before discussing a new deal. “I just want to make sure my knee’s good,” Bell told reporters Thursday, via ESPN.com. “Make sure everything’s straight before all..." June 16

  • Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell denies rumors of missed drug test

    Behind The Steel Curtain "I am assuming other fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers reactions were the same when they heard through the social media grapevine of Le'Veon Bell reportedly missing an NFL mandated drug test. For me, I received a text message from fellow BTSC writer Mike Frazer stating "Just heard a rumor Bell..." June 16