Roethlisberger: Steelers would welcome back RB Le'Veon Bell

Ben Roethlisberger thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers gladly will accept LeVeon Bell if he rejoins the team during its bye in two weeks – on one condition.

“If he can come back and help us and be ready to go, then we’ll be ready to welcome him back,” Roethlisberger said Tuesday on his 93.7 FM radio segment. “There were a lot of things said earlier this year, but that’s in the past. We’ve moved on, and he’s moving on in a sense to getting back and being with us.”

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Big Ben was quoted as saying he doesn't think the team needs Bell to step right in and get 30 carries a game, since he likely won't be in game shape upon his return. It's certainly a change in tone from a few weeks ago when the team tried to distance itself from Bell. At 1-2-1, it seems they realize they could use Bell's services. There are reports the Steelers are still trying to trade Bell, however, this story certainly seems to open the door to a return to Pittsburgh.

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