Le'Veon Bell

Le'Veon Bell

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2020: question mark 70%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 7.2%
Projected Games missed for 2020: question mark 1.1
Durability: question mark 6

Medium Risk

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Le'Veon Bell Player Overview

Le’Veon Andrew Bell Sr. is 28 years old and was born in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Bell attended a local high school where he played basketball, football and ran track. As a sophomore, he ran for 789 yards and 9 touchdowns, following this up with 1,100 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior, and exploding for 1,333 yards on 200 carries for 21 touchdowns as a senior. He was considered one of Ohio’s top performers in the high jump as well.

Only considered a two-star recruit coming out of high school, he had hoped to attend Ohio State. Still, after reportedly being under-recruited, he eventually received a scholarship to Michigan State. Bell made an impact in his freshman year rushing for 605 yards on 107 carries and 8 touchdowns. He also caught 11 passes for 97 yards.

As a sophomore, Bell averaged 5.2 yards per carry, rushing 182 times for 948 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also chipped in 35 receptions for 267 yards. As a junior, Bell played in all 13 games, rushing 382 times for 1,793 yards and 12 touchdowns. Catching 32 passes for 167 yards and another score.

Bell measured 6’1?”, weighed 230 pounds and ran a 4.60-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. The majority of people projected him to be either a second or third-round pick. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, after Giovani Bernard.

Bell has been in the NFL for six years but has only played in all 16 games once, way back in 2014. Bell has played in a total of 77 games, and in at least 12 games in five of his six seasons. Bell has suffered his fair share of issues of significant injuries, but not many injuries in general. In 2013 he suffered through a Lisfranc sprain in the preseason, which cost him the first three games of the season.

Bell has suffered only one confirmed concussion in his NFL career, and that was back in 2013. In 2014 Bell took a low hit to his knee and s…

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Le'Veon Bell Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Jan 22, 2017 NFL Inguinal Groin Sports Hernia Coach Mike Tomlin admitted Bell had been playing through a groin issue late in the year. But Bell never appeared on the injury report. He underwent surgery in mid-March, 2017.
Nov 1, 2015 NFL Knee MCL Tear Grade 3 Bell missed the remainder of the season after tearing his MCL in Week 9.
Dec 28, 2014 NFL Knee ACL Pull Grade 1 Bell hyperextended his knee after taking a low hit in Week 17 against the Bengals. He missed the Wild Card game and the Pro Bowl as a result.
Nov 28, 2013 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Bell cleared the concussion protocol in time to avoid missing any games.
Aug 19, 2013 NFL Pedal Lisfranc Sprain Bell suffered a Lisfranc sprain in the preseason and was forced to sit out the first 3 games of the regular season.