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Le'Veon Bell

23-Year-Old Running Back – Pittsburgh Steelers

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

Att

290

Yds

1361

TD

8

Yds

854

TD

3

2015 Rush/Rec Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bell established himself as the Steelers' bell cow last year, finishing second in the league to DeMarco Murray in scrimmage yards and staying healthy all season after missing the first three games of ...

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2015 ADP:  2.71

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Suspension
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 244   DOB: 2/18/1992
College: Michigan State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Le'Veon Bell Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $4.12 million deal with the Steelers in June of 2013.

August 23, 2015  –  Le'Veon Bell News

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Bell (suspension) gained 16 yards on six carries and 16 yards on two receptions in Sunday's preseason game against the Packers.

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Le'Veon Bell NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 21 Pit 13 244 860 8 3.5 4 1 1 0 0 45 399 8.9 0 66 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 22 Pit 16 290 1361 8 4.7 8 2 4 2 1 83 854 10.3 3 105 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Le'Veon Bell Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2013 21 Pit 13 13.4 16.8 15.1 19 66 48 22 16 3 31 6.0 13 3 0
2014 22 Pit 16 18.0 23.2 20.6 18 85 44 17 7 5 53 8.1 13 6 1
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Le'Veon Bell – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

927

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Le'Veon Bell was on the field for 927 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Le'Veon Bell was on the field for 6 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2013 627 0
2014 927 6
Le'Veon Bell 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Cle 57 0 21 109 1 5.2 1 0 6 88 14.7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
2 @Bal 51 0 11 59 0 5.4 1 0 5 48 9.6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Car 51 1 21 147 0 7.0 1 1 2 10 5.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0
4 TB 61 0 19 63 0 3.3 0 0 6 46 7.7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0
5 @Jax 45 1 15 82 0 5.5 1 0 5 36 7.2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
6 @Cle 65 0 18 82 0 4.6 0 0 4 23 5.8 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
7 Hou 49 1 12 57 0 4.8 1 0 8 88 11.0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
8 Ind 65 1 24 92 0 3.8 0 0 6 56 9.3 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
9 Bal 51 1 10 20 0 2.0 0 0 5 38 7.6 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
10 @NYJ 57 0 11 36 0 3.3 0 0 8 33 4.1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 2 0 0
11 @Ten 70 0 33 204 1 6.2 1 0 2 18 9.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 1 0
12 NO 88 0 21 95 1 4.5 0 0 8 159 19.9 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
13 @Cin 68 0 26 185 2 7.1 2 1 6 50 8.3 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 1 0
14 @Atl 59 0 20 47 2 2.4 0 0 5 72 14.4 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
15 KC 50 1 20 63 1 3.2 0 0 1 9 9.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 1 0 0 0
16 Cin 40 0 8 20 0 2.5 0 0 6 80 13.3 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
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A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Le'Veon Bell  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 1"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   244 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.60 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.24 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.75 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   31.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
POOR
Broad Jump:   118 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   24 reps
GREAT
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Le'Veon Bell: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bell (suspension) gained 18 yards on two carries and nine yards on one reception in Friday's preseason opener against the Jaguars.

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Bell (suspension) is unlikely to play in Sunday's preseason opener, Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest reports.

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Bell's suspension has been reduced to two games, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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The suspension is the only thing limiting Bell's draft stock, and while he'll still have to miss two games, the decreased punishment makes him that much more attractive to prospective owners. He's almost fully recovered from the knee injury that held him out of last season's playoff game, with various reports suggesting he has regained all of his explosiveness. If not for the suspension, Bell would be the first player off the board in the vast majority of drafts. Even with the two-game ban, a strong case can be made for Bell to be the first running back, or even first player, selected. Boasting superstars at quarterback and wide receiver, along with an excellent offensive line, the Steelers provide their immensely talented running back with the perfect context to succeed.
Bell (suspension) is negotiating a settlement with the NFL to reduce his suspension to one or two games, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports.

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In addition to being fantastic news for the Steelers, such a settlement would have a major impact on fantasy drafts. Bell is still widely viewed as a first-round pick, but if not for the three-week suspension, he'd likely be the top overall selection in most leagues. Should the NFL reduce that suspension to one or two games, Bell will suddenly be much more appealing as a top-three pick, though Pittsburgh does face tough front sevens in Weeks 2 (San Francisco) and 3 (St. Louis). Bell was largely unaffected by difficult matchups last season, often making up his lost rushing yards through the air.
Bell (knee), who says that he's in the best shape of his life, "looked noticeably explosive" while seeing on-field work during the first day of training camp Sunday, ESPN.com reports.

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The league has not scheduled a date for Bell's appeal of his league-issued three-game suspension, NFL Network's Albert Breer reports.

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Bell's three-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy was appealed back in April, so it sure seems as if this is a deliberate cold shoulder on the part of Roger Goodell. If the league has any interest in listening to Bell's case, it looks like the intention is to make him sweat longer in the meantime. Bell's prospective owners probably should proceed as if the three-game suspension will remain in effect, with any potential reduction in the suspension considered a bonus. DeAngelo Williams would be counted on as the lead runner if Bell should sit three games.
Bell is appealing his three-game suspension from a substance abuse policy violation, and his appeal has not been heard, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Bell, who accumulated a total of 2,215 total yards last season, continues to play the waiting game to see when he will officially be able to line up in the Steelers’ backfield this season. Until a decision regarding the status of Bell’s suspension is made, offseason acquisition DeAngelo Williams remains on track to act as the starter in Bell’s absence.
Bell, who is slated to serve a three-game suspension to start the coming season, relays that the knee he hyperextended in the Steelers' regular-season finale is "close to 100 percent again," ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Bell missed last season's first three games with a foot injury, but gained the lion's share of the Steelers' rushing duties upon his return and ended up staying healthy while averaging nearly 100 total yards per game in his rookie year despite a meager 3.5 YPC. Though he's slow for a running back (just a 4.60 40 time), he's an effective receiver and goal-line back, and should benefit from the Pittsburgh offensive unit getting healthy over the offseason. Though he should be tough to bring down at 6-1, 244, Bell broke only 21 tackles last year, and he'll have to show either more elusiveness or more tackle-breaking ability to hold off import LeGarrette Blount and super-fast draft pick Dri Archer. It's disturbing for Bell that Blount – signed to a two-year-deal – is a very similar kind of back at almost the same size and speed. Worse, Bell only outrushed Blount by 88 yards and one touchdown last year despite rushing 91 more times. Still, Bell has an edge through the air – he averaged a very fine 8.9 yards per reception, though a higher catch rate than last year's 68.2 percent certainly couldn't hurt – and is the incumbent here. Bell will likely take the majority of the carries for the Steelers this year, and it's not unreasonable to expect him to build on the improvement he showed in last season's final five games.

2013

With the 48th pick in this year's draft, the Steelers seemingly drafted Bell to be their starter this season. Gone is Rashard Mendenhall, and Jonathan Dwyer – last year’s leading rusher – and Isaac Redman aren't likely to hold off the rookie who rushed for 1,793 yards at Michigan State last season. Behind an offensive line that features Mike Pouncey and 2012 first-round pick David DeCastro, Bell should find good running room. At 6-2, 237, Bell isn't fast (4.6 40 at the combine), but he has good field vision, nimble feet and powerful legs to push the pile. Moreover, he comes from a program that ran a pro-style offense, which offensive coordinator Todd Haley speculates should make Bell's transition to Pittsburgh's offense easier. LaRod Stephens-Howling will complete for a third-down role, but Bell is expected to stay on the field on passing downs as he's a good blocker and has soft hands (78 career receptions in college). All of which puts Bell in an excellent position to produce as a rookie once he is able to return from a foot injury that will hold him out of action early in the season.