Steelers are "encouraged" by Le'Veon Bell's recovery

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Over the past 72 hours, Steelers HC Mike Tomlin says the team is encouraged that RB Le'Veon Bell is responding well to treatment of mid-foot sprain.

Bell said in an interview that he should be back "pretty quick," but initial timetables have him returning in around six weeks.

Fantasy Impact: 

Six weeks of recovery would give Bell a shot at playing in Week 4, but the team has a Week 5 bye, so it makes sense to expect a Week 6 return. Keep in mind that these mid-foot sprains can linger -- Maurice Jones-Drew tried to rest his Lisfranc injury and missed most of the 2012 season. Bell should be drafted as a risk/reward RB4 type.

Filed Under: 2013, Preseason