Le’Veon Bell’s Versatility Fueling Steelers’ Playoff Push

December 9, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With only three weeks left in the regular season, the Pittsburgh Steelers have a true opportunity to make a push for the AFC North title given the production and versatility of running back Le’Veon Bell.
A complete player at the position, the tape on Bell is impressive when studying his patience with the ball, the smooth footwork at the point of attack and the quick, lateral change-of-direction speed that allows him to find running lanes.
Today, let’s break down the film on Bell and discuss why his ability in both the run and pass game can fuel a late-season run for the Steelers.
Counter OF: Steelers’ No. 1 Power Scheme
The Counter OF is one of the core power schemes in the NFL with the backside guard kicking out the primary support and the H-back (or fullback) pulling up through the hole. Block down on the edge, and bring the big boys around to clear out a running lane for the back.
In Pittsburgh, the Counter OF scheme is the top ...

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