Posted August 21, 2013

Report: Steelers rookie Le’Veon Bell to miss six weeks with foot injury

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Steelers rookie running back Le'Veon Bell will miss about six weeks with a foot injury.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell will miss about six weeks with a right foot injury. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell will be out about six weeks with a Lisfranc injury in his right foot, reports NFL.com.

The plan for now is to have Bell rest, and doctors are hopeful that Bell can avoid surgery.

Bell suffered the injury to his right foot during Monday night’s preseason loss to the Washington Redskins. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said that Bell will go for a second opinion on the injury. The Steelers are now left with backs Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer and La’Rod Stephens-Howling to battle for the starting nod.

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Bell, a second-round pick out of Michigan State, aggravated a left knee injury during a training camp practice earlier this month and did not play in the team’s first preseason game.


2 comments
danieljludwig1
danieljludwig1

Nice move by God here. His plan must be to inujure this guys foot in order for him to serve a higher purpose. You have to hand it to God, he always keeps us guessing.

Tuckiefried
Tuckiefried

Lisfranc = screwed...  See you next year, Bell.  God speed!