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10-6, 2nd in AFC North
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Le'Veon Bell can test his health in camp

Bell is suspended for Weeks 1-4, but he can participate in training camp and preseason. That should allow him to test his knee after tearing his MCL and PCL a year ago. Injury questions

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Steelers might lean even more on Brown

Antonio Brown's 2015 campaign was one of the best in NFL history, but he might be in for even more work this season. ESPN Stats & Info explains. Top stats to know

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Are the Steelers doomed? (1:53)
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Steelers RB Bell: 'I'm not going to miss games'

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell says he won't miss any games despite facing a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL drug policy as a result of missed drug tests.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell takes to social media to declare victory on his appeal of a suspension for possible violations of the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. "I am not going to miss games, trust me," said Bell on Instagram in response to a fan posting a picture of Bell wearing a gas mask while carrying the ball. Bell faces a four-game suspension for missed drug tests, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano. "People have no idea what happened but don't worry...let me hate," Bell also wrote.

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Jeremy Fowler on Le'Veon Bell

Jeremy joins Izzy & Michael Wallace to discuss the Le'Veon Bell suspension and other Steelers' storylines as we head into training camp.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers players having varying reactions to Le'Veon Bell suspension news. Guard Ramon Foster said on Twitter he's waiting on all the facts and will "support my guy." Another player said it "definitely sucks" to have yet another drug-testing issue within the team but that won't deter the Super Bowl mentality.

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Source: 4 cited in PED report must meet with NFL

The NFL rejected the NFLPA's view that affidavits by James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and Mike Neal constitute reasonable cooperation and has demanded to interview them in person.

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Le'Veon Bell still a top-five free agent

Pittsburgh's versatile back is heading into his prime, notes John Clayton, but another drug-related suspension will depress his value. Clayton: Best 2017 free agents (Insider)

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Fantasy impact of likely Le'Veon Bell suspension (1:37)
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Bell tops scrimmage YPG list since 2013

Suspended Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell leads the NFL with 119 yards from scrimmage per game since 2013. RB Matt Forte, WR Julio Jones and RB Jamaal Charles round out the list.

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How the Steelers fared without Bell

The Steelers' 8-4 record without Le'Veon Bell last season was better than their 3-3 record with him. However, Ben Roethlisberger missed four of those six games with Bell.

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4dDan Graziano

Le'Veon Bell's upcoming payday takes huge hit

Assuming Bell's four-game suspension isn't overturned on appeal, the Steelers RB's market value will drop significantly. With free agency looming next year, his timing couldn't be worse.

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Roethlisberger will miss three targets

The Steelers will be without retired TE Heath Miller and suspended WR Markus Wheaten this season. RB Le'Veon Bell is due to miss four games, but will appeal his suspension.

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Carson Palmer still has game

The Cardinals QB, who turned 36 in December, led the NFL in total QBR last season. He was five points better than Ben Roethlisberger.

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Will Bell's absence slow down Steelers?

The Steelers rushed a league-low 181 times while RB Le'Veon Bell was injured last season, totaling just 718 rushing yards in Weeks 9-17. Bell reportedly faces a four-game suspension for missing a drug test, according to sources.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Both the Steelers and NFL are declining comment on Le'Veon Bell's situation, but I'm told the team has been aware of the brewing possibility that Bell will miss time. In 11 full games without Bell last year, the Steelers averaged 25.8 points per outing.

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Bell's suspension could have financial impact (1:00)

Team Stats

Passing Yards287.73rd
Rushing Yards107.816th
Points For26.4Tied-4th
Points Against19.911th

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