In Big Ben’s Absence, Le’Veon Bell Can Still Carry Steelers’ Super Bowl Hopes

October 1, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Save the Pittsburgh Steelers, Le'Veon Bell. You're their only hope. 
While that might be a bit of an overstatement, the Steelers running back will now take over as the focal point of the team after Ben Roethlisberger's unfortunate injury. 
Roethlisberger suffered an MCL sprain and bone bruise after being hit low by St. Louis Rams safety Mark Barron during Sunday's contest. The injury requires at least four-to-six weeks of recovery time.  
With Big Ben in the lineup, the Steelers owned a top-five offense and the league's third-best passing offense. However, his absence doesn't mean that the season is over.
If history taught the Steelers faithful anything during previous injuries to their franchise quarterback, there is plenty of football still to be played, as the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Mark Kaboly noted: 
In order to experience similar success this season, Bell must be the key ingredient to the Steelers' plans, both on offense and ...

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