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Why did Steelers go high on Allen?

CB Cortez Allen has yet to play an entire season and was benched early last season. Yet Pittsburgh rewarded him last fall with a contract extension of $24.6 million over four years. Grantland: All-bad contracts team


NFL Nation Buzz: Pittsburgh Steelers

Jeremy Fowler reports on the early performance of Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen at training camp.

Who Will Be The No. 2 WR In Pittsburgh?

While Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant might not be fighting for reps at camp this year, they will be competing for targets. This position battle could have major fantasy implications. Yates: Position battles (Insider)

Fantasy: Steelers love/hate (0:52)
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Sando: Top offenses in the NFL

Sorry, Green Bay and Pittsburgh fans: Even though its starting QB is suspended for 4 games, New England still has enough firepower to claim the top offense in the league. Rankings (Insider)

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The NFL's top offenses: Why NE is still No. 1

Even with Tom Brady suspended for four games, Mike Sando remains high on the Patriots offense. But which other units fill out his top five? Here's a hint: A certain top-tier QB wasn't included.

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Le'Veon Bell now No. 1 player in fantasy

With the news that Le'Veon Bell's suspension has been reduced to 2 games, he now takes over as the No. 1 overall player in ESPN's rankings, switching spots with Eddie Lacy. Top 300 ranks

Fantasy: Steelers training camp (1:33)
Big win for Steelers, Le'Veon Bell (1:11)
Le'Veon Bell's suspension reduced to two games (2:41)
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Le'Veon Bell suspension reduced

The suspension for the Steelers RB has been reduced from 3 games to 2, according to USA Today Sports' Jarrett Bell. Le'Veon Bell was suspended for his August 2014 arrest on DUI and marijuana possession charges.

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Steelers' Bell has suspension cut to two games

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's suspension has been reduced from three games to two as a result of a settlement between the NFL and NFL Players Association.

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Multiple SB-winning QBs match called off

Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger were scheduled to face off against each other in Week 1, but Brady's 4-game suspension has canceled that date. There have been four matchups in the last 25 years of starting QBs who had won multiple Super Bowls. (via Elias) Coverage on ESPN

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NFLPA, league negotiating Bell deal

The sides are working to reduce Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's suspension from 3 games to 1 or 2, sources tell ESPN's Dan Graziano. Bell was suspended for his August 2014 arrest on DUI and marijuana possession charges. Story

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Sources: NFL, union discuss reducing Bell ban

The NFLPA and the NFL are negotiating a settlement that could reduce the suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell from three games to one or two.


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