Pittsburgh Steelers second-year running back Le’Veon Bell returned to practice Thursday after missing several days because of a hamstring tightness and while he was limited in his participation, it appears as though he didn’t suffer any setbacks.
According to a Friday morning report by Missi Matthews of Steelers.com, Bell said that he “feels good” and that he expects to continue to work himself back moving forward.
With Bell back limited Thursday and LeGarrette Blount being the recipient of a maintenance day off, the Steelers had a good opportunity to look at some of the younger running backs on their roster during the fifth training camp practice of 2014.
“We have a lot of young backs,” said head coach Mike Tomlin following Thursday’s practice. “We want to give those guys the opportunities. They are taking advantage of it. I like some of the things we’ve seen thus far.”
The Steelers will load up on school buses Friday evening and travel to Latrobe Memorial Stadium for their annual night practice at the local high school. By the sound of things, both Bell and Blount should be able to participate in the night session in some capacity. At least that’s what we’re hoping.