Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell said Wednesday he is not sure what influenced the NFL to reduce his suspension from three games to two. Bell, charged with marijuana possession and DUI last August, was placed on 15-month probation. “I just want to go out there and continue to practice with..." July 30
Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell reportedly had his suspension reduced to two games through a settlement agreement. He was originally scheduled to miss the first three games of the new season. Jarrett Bell of USA Today first reported the news. Dan Graziano of ESPN previously..." July 29
Potentially big fantasy news: NFL, Le'Veon Bell are negotiating a settlement that could reduce his 3-gm suspension to 1 or 2.
Le'veon Bell has not had an appeal hearing yet with NFL on his 3-game suspension
Le'Veon Bell: "This is easily the best I've ever felt entering a season. This is the best I've ever felt in my life."
#Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell, who is appealing his 3-game NFL suspension, said the appeal has not yet been heard, doesn't know when it will be
CBS Sports "Earlier this spring, the NFL suspended Le'Veon Bell for the first three games of the 2015 season following his August 2014 arrest for driving under the influence of marijuana. At the time, Bell told the arresting officer, "I didn't know that you could get a DUI for being high." You can, he did,..." May 26
Behind The Steel Curtain "The Pittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl RB Le'Veon Bell will be missing the first three games of the 2015 season due to a suspension stemming from a DUI and violating the league's substance abuse policy, and don't think he is looking forward to missing the season opener and the games following. As he..." May 21
ESPN "In his first interview since his three-game suspension was handed down last month after being charged with marijuana possession and DUI, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Thursday that he had no problems with the length of his league punishment, and that..." May 15
NFL.com "When Pittsburgh Steelers All Pro running back Le'Veon Bell hyperextended his right knee in late December, the expectation was that he would be fully recovered in a few weeks. By late January, Bell told NFL Network that the knee was "close to 100 percent." For that reason, it came as a..." April 23
Pitt RB LeVeon Bell suspended 3 games, fined additional game check for violating substance abuse policy, per league sources. He is appealing
Behind The Steel Curtain "The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without starting RB Le'Veon Bell for the first three games of the 2015 season as the NFL has suspended Bell for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without Pro Bowl running back Le'Veon Bell for the first three games of..." April 09
ESPN "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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
CBS Sports "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
ESPN "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
Fantasy alert: Mike Tomlin asked if RB LeVeon Bell could get 25 carries a game. Says: "Yeah, I think he is." #Steelers
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
ESPN "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
Steelers will allow NFL to handle any disciplinary measures vs. Bell, Blount. Again, Goodell not likely to act in 2014. Both play tonight
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
Following the marijuana-related arrest, #Steelers RB LeGarrette Blount did travel with the team for the preseason game. Le'Veon Bell did not
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
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
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
ESPN "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
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
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
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
Huge news for Steelers team is now planning to play RB Le'Veon Bell this week. Progressed faster than they thought.
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
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
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
Le'Veon Bell: I'm goinng to try to be back for week 2 but I'm not making promises.
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
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
Tomlin: Bell has mid-foot sprain. We are encouraged. It won't be surgically repaired. Out for this week. That is encouraging news.
Steelers say Le'Veon Bell will not play this weekend. Team is awaiting results of second opinion and final diagnosis.