Le'Veon Bell doesn't need surgery

Updated: August 22, 2013, 4:05 PM ET
By Scott Brown | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has a mid-foot sprain but not a tear associated with a more serious Lisfranc injury, coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday, providing a glimmer of good news in regard to the highly touted rookie.

A second opinion on the right foot Bell injured last Monday night confirmed that the 6-foot-1, 244-pounder does not need surgery. It also provided hope that Bell will only miss a small portion of the regular season, though Tomlin would ...

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