Le'Veon Bell has turned heads with an impressive performance in his first career training camp. The lone blemish is a knee issue that continues to linger.
Bell aggravated his left knee injury Thursday, forcing the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back to watch the conclusion of practice with his leg in a wrap. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport hears Bell's knee is "fine," and the issue is considered minor.
It's the same knee that kept Bell out of the Steelers' preseason opener last week. The latest flare-up comes one day after Bell ascended to co-starter status along with Isaac Redman on the Steelers' depth chart. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Redman suffered a stinger in Thursday's practice.
Bell did his best Friday to put any concerns to rest, telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the injury, though aggravated, wasn't serious.
"It's not as bad as it was," he told the Post-Gazette. "I'll be able to run through it and hopefully get on the field Monday."The Around The League Podcast is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.