Earlier this year, it was announced that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had been hit with a four-game suspension for missing a drug test and violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. However, it looks like the player has gotten some relief when the suspension was reduced by one game.
It was reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Friday that his suspension had been reduced to three games after an appeal with the league. He will be eligible to return for the team’s Week 4 match-up against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Bell missed the first two games of the season last year for a violation of the policy and then tore his MCL and PCL in Week 8 and missed the last eight games of the season. The Steelers certainly hope he can stay healthy and out of trouble for them this year.
In 2014, he recorded 1,361 yards and eight touchdowns while catching passes for 854 yards and three touchdowns. He will certainly make an impact for the team this year whenever he is actually on the field.
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