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Le'Veon Bell to get first-team snaps

Updated: August 8, 2013, 4:50 PM ET
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Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday that he expects rookie running back Le'Veon Bell to get snaps with the first-team offense in Pittsburgh's preseason opener Saturday against the New York Giants.

"We are going to play the 1s 10-12 snaps. Don't be surprised if you see Le'Veon getting some snaps with those guys," Tomlin said, according to the team's website. "I think he has earned that. I think how he is running the ball speaks for itself."

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