Le'Veon BellFree Agent
Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 225
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|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:||| Source: NFL.com - Ian Rapoport|
|Steelers | Pitt will tag Le'Veon Bell if needed|
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:58:07 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent RB Le'Veon Bell will hit the free-agent market March 9, and general manager Kevin Colbert said signing Bell and tagging Bell are both options. "The tag is always an option, and it's something we'll use if necessary," Colbert said. Colbert did add that even if Bell is tagged the Steelers still want to sign him to a long-term deal eventually.
Fantasy Tip: Bell is perennially one of the best running backs in the league. It would be in the Steelers' best interest to sign their star running back to a long-term contract sooner rather than later. It's unlikely that Bell will be playing for another team in 2017. He should be one of the first players taken in fantasy drafts as long as he is in good health.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Michael David Smith|
|Steelers | Pitt wants two playmakers for life|
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:19:03 -0800
Fantasy Tip: One would hope so. Bell and Brown are two of the best players in the NFL and arguably the best at their respective positions. Both are early first-round picks no matter the format, as long as they're healthy.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Gerry Dulac|
|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell's injury being investigated|
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:17:18 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) and the Steelers are being investigated by the NFL over injury report protocol regarding Bell's groin injury. The injury was not listed on injury reports in the weeks before the AFC Championship. Bell left that game because of the groin injury. Pittsburgh has said that Bell's injury did not impact his practice participation as Bell missed practice due to a personal matter, not an injury. These investigations may lead to fines, suspensions or lost draft picks.
Fantasy Tip: It's unlikely that the Steelers would be punished if Bell indeed missed practice because of a personal matter. Nonetheless, Bell is arguably the best player in the fantasy football realm and is worthy of being the No. 1 overall pick in all formats next season.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler|
|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell seeking third opinion|
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:50:50 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) mentioned to people around him that he will seek a third opinion on potentially getting surgery. Previously, one doctor told him to get it, while the other suggested rest.
Fantasy Tip: This is the injury that led to Bell departing in the AFC Championship Game, and while his course of action is still unknown, owners can pretty much dismiss this issue going into next season. By the start of training camp, he should be back to 100 percent, and as a result, he can be safely relied upon as one of the first few players taken off the board in drafts everywhere.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette|
|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell still weighing surgery|
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:14:21 -0800
Updating an ongoing story, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) is still assessing his options to determine if he needs offseason groin surgery. "I'm kind of in the process of seeing a couple of doctors, seeing if I have to get surgery or not," Bell said. "I'm hoping for the best, but I understand it's a tough game. If I don't get surgery, I go into the rehab process, work hard, get back to how I was last year, or actually, better. I'm going to take it from there."
Fantasy Tip: Bell is set to become a free agent in March but is a priority for the Steelers. It would be surprising if he signed elsewhere. He remains a surefire RB1 as long as he enters draft season healthy and out of trouble.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra|
|Steelers | Pitt wants Le'Veon Bell long-term|
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:06:19 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers Le'Veon Bell is being viewed as a long-term asset to the Steelers, according to owner Art Rooney. Rooney said the Steelers are looking at Bell from a long-term view as opposed to simply placing the franchise tag on their star running back. Rooney added that he believes Bell has grown from his suspensions.
Fantasy Tip: Even with his suspension this season, Bell easily produced RB1 numbers. Bell, David Johnson and Ezekiel Elliott are each worthy of being the first running back selected in fantasy drafts next season, although Bell and Johnson possess more value in PPR leagues.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler|
|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell had pre-existing injury|
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:55:55 -0800
Updating an earlier report, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) had an injured groin before the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22. Bell said he had been managing the ailment, but he knew during warmups that he wasn't close to 100 percent. He left the game and returned for one play, but he knew his day was done afterwards. "I saw the seam and couldn't hit it," Bell said. "It was like I was running 50 percent out there. At that point, I knew I couldn't go. I was holding the team back."
Fantasy Tip: Bell will be one of the top options at the position in fantasy drafts next season. There is some concern about his durability, though. He's a fantastic combo back in PPR leagues, but he has had a knack for injuries the last few years.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Associated Press - Barry Wilner|
|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell returned for one play|
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:13:32 -0800
Updating previous reports, Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell (groin) returned to the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22, for one play after suffering a groin injury. He left again, and he didn't return.
Fantasy Tip: Bell is expected to remain with the club in 2017, possibly via the franchise tag, and he'll be one of the top running back options in fantasy.
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|Steelers | Le'Veon Bell questionable to return|
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:00:45 -0800
Fantasy Tip: There is not much gamers can do at this point, so cross your fingers and hope he returns to the lineup.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Steelers.com - Burt Lauten|
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