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Aug 29, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; A Pittsburgh Steelers helmet lays on the sidelines during the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Le'Veon Bell not expected to play on Sunday night

The Pittsburgh Steelers could use a big boost on offense and they began to get some positive signs last week when tight end Heath Miller and running back Le”Veon Bell returned to practice. Miller could be playing in a limited role, but the same is not believed to be true for Bell.

While Bell did return to practice this past week, he is not expected to take the field on Sunday night against the Chicago Bears.

One fan who is eager to see the Steelers rookie running back return to action asked beat writer Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette whether or not the second-rounder will suit up, Bouchette simply answered, “No.”

Without Bell, the Steelers are stuck with the less than stellar trio of Jonathan Dwyer, Isaac Redman and Felix Jones.

Pittsburgh has been terrible in the rushing game, so you can understand why the team and fans would love to see Bell return. However, it looks like he is still at least one week away from being able to return.

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