Le’Veon Bell

AB’s Advice To Bell: Be Patient

We just wrote about Art Rooney II”s comments of not having a timetable on getting a long-term deal done with Le’Veon Bell. Antonio Brown has been down that road, waiting until yesterday to get his contract signed. Speaking with ESPN’s Trey Wingo this afternoon, Brown gave Bell a simple message….


AR2 Has No ‘Real Time Frame’ For Bell Contract Extension

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell on Monday and with that formality now out of the way the two sides will obviously begin working on a long-term contract extension. While contract talks are expected to take place in the coming weeks with…



The Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: Combine Week

The NFL combine is coming up this weekend and will be televised on the NFL Network. The league continues to try to make every NFL event a marketing opportunity. My understanding is that spectators will be allowed in during certain events like the bench press. Three hundred pro prospects all…


Time For Steelers’ Offseason To Get Underway After Day Of Formalities

The Pittsburgh Steelers got behind themselves two major hurdles in their offseason strategy yesterday, placing the exclusive franchise tag on four-year veteran running back Le’Veon Bell and completing a four-year extension for perennial All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown that will pay him $17 million annually in new money and ties…


Steelers Place Franchise Tag On RB Le’Veon Bell

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the exclusive franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Steelers have placed franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2017 While the exact amount of the 2017 franchise tag for…




Last Two Franchised RBs Received Very Different Contracts

At some point prior to March 1 the Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to place the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell and ahead of that happening, former NFL player agent Joel Corry has now written a lengthy post that details how the long-term contract negotiations might go for both…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, February 19, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…



Steelers Still Undecided On Surgery For RB Le’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was expected to get a third opinion on his injured groin as of a few weeks ago, and it’s still unknown whether or not he’ll ultimately need surgery. During his Thursday meeting with the local media, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert addressed the health…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis: RB Le’Veon Bell – Unrestricted

Player: Le’Veon Bell Position: Running Back Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,130,346 2016 Season Breakdown: Didn’t start well. Didn’t end well. But what came in between was pretty amazing. Spectacular even. Le’Veon Bell is truly a phenomenal talent who has proven to be instrumental in…


Steelers Unlikely To Be Fined Over Bell Injury Disclosure

An NFL ruling today should help give light on how they plan to proceed with their investigation into if the Pittsburgh Steelers did anything wrong in disclosing Le’Veon Bell’s groin injury. And for Pittsburgh, the news sounds good. Source: Seahawks issued a warning by NFL yesterday for violating injury-reporting policy…